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rickgeorges
Lawyer,Poet, author, educator. Practices real property, corporation, wills, trusts and estates law in Pinellas County, Florida. Writes the FutureLawyer column. Gives seminars on technology and the law. Author of "Life is Simple, Really", Poems about Life, Loving, Family and Fun.
Interests: Computers, golf, tennis, chess, technology, gadgets
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Why Do Lawyers Resist Ethical Rules Requiring Competence with Technology? %u2013 Slaw. Sharon Nelson and John Simek are asking the right question. Lawyers who resist the new ethical rules because they "don't want to be tech experts" miss the point.... Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Wearable Tech Will Shift From Novelty To Norm In 5 Years. My fascination with wearable tech mirrors my fascination with the first personal computers in the Eighties. I saw immediately the great impact these devices would have on the practice... Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at Futurelawyer
Cult Classic, Galaxy Quest, is full of message and fun. The classic line provides a great inspiration for all of those times in our lives when we need to push on. You really only fail if you quit. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Best Buy to carry Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition starting March 27 | Android Central. If you have been wanting to try out the best smartphone out there, the Galaxy Note 4, together with the Gear VR headset, the next... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
Net Neutrality Debate Heads Back To Court - Geeks are Sexy Technology NewsGeeks are Sexy Technology News. My last post about the new FCC regulations enforcing "net neutrality" prompted a spirited debate about the advantages and disadvantages of government regulation... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Got this from Facebook friend, Melissa Malone. Says it all, don't you think? Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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ABA TECHSHOW 2015 | Fashion Do%u2019s and Don%u2019ts %u2013 How Will Wearable Tech Work In Your Law Practice?. Nobody ever accused me of being a fashion maven. So, when the ABA announced the title of my and Rob Sisson's presentation... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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The joys of reading on Android | Android Central. The best thing my mother ever did for me was teach me to read at a young age. Then, she obtained for me a library card, and I was hooked. Reading... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Get three years of Anonymizer VPN protection for only $55. Lawyers take an oath to protect the confidentiality of client information. That includes the storage on computer servers of confidential documents. So, making the decision to work partly in the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Android Auto - Android Apps on Google Play. Just because all of my cars are ten years old or older, doesn't mean that I can't join the digital revolution. There are plenty of Internet enabled third party head units out... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi Review: Is It Worth Buying? : PERSONAL TECH : Tech Times. While I love my Sony Tap 11, it is an orphan. The new ASUS Transformer is both a laptop and a tablet, and it... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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While I was waiting at the airport the other day, I couldn't help noticing all the iPhone users crowded around the charging stations. Every spare outlet had somebody's charging cable coming out of it. I have always refused to use... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
Diversity. Choice. Be together but be different. The new commercials for Samsung celebrate the fact that people want choices in their tech; and, especially the tech they will be wearing. Changing the strap, or the the metal on a square... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Sling TV - Take Back TV. One of the cooler announcements at CES 2015 was the Sling TV software. While a slim lineup for $20 a month, Sling TV allows the user to avoid the installation of a $169 box... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google exec: It's 'irresponsible' of Apple to make everything expensive - CNET. I am not a fan of Apple nor its products. However, Sundar Pichai recently pushed one of my hot buttons when, in an interview, he called Apple "irresponsible"... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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From @Youhadonejob and @execupundit, with Michael Wade's comment that had me ROFL: "I hope you aren't an English teacher" Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Android Wear can now help you find your lost phone | The Verge. One of the many reasons I wear the Gear Live Smart Watch is that, with the addition of a tiny software addition, Wear Unlock, I can never... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
It is okay to keep your eye on the prize. But, always remember what Vince Lombardi said: The championships, the money, the color; all of these things linger only in the memory. It is the spirit, the will to excel,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Get Samsung's Gear Live smartwatch for almost half off in refurb condition - GadgeTell | TechnologyTell. It is almost counter-cultural. Some people wear Timex watches as a political statement. I call them the anti-luxury lobby. Some of them are just... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at Futurelawyer
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TV-ready game turns your Android phone into a tennis racquet. Okay, you got tired of playing motion sensitive games with your Wii, and hanging on to a little remote that you swing like a tennis racket. So, you install a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at Futurelawyer
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[Faulex] As Smartwatches Grow, So Too Does A Market For IP-Infringing Watch Faces - And Legal Action. I understand that traditional watch makers, especially the luxury brands, don't want infringers creating watch faces of SmartWatches that mimic their brands. However,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at Futurelawyer
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Why do I look at this infographic and think "sausage"? (HT to Lee Olive at Google+) Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Futurelawyer
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Microsoft is making a ROM that allows Android smartphones to run Windows 10 for phones | Android Central. Microsoft is full of surprises lately. First, free upgrades to Windows 10. Now, we find out that the company users love to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Futurelawyer
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All Windows 10 Upgrades Will Be Free%u2014Even Pirated Copies. Well, how about that. In a nod to the user, Microsoft has finally figured out that millions of users of its software, even the pirates, are likely to upgrade if the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Futurelawyer