This is rickgeorges's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following rickgeorges's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
rickgeorges
Pinellas County, Florida
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
Recent Activity
Image
Not home? Walmart wants to walk in and stock your fridge | WWLP.com. In today's "Are You Kidding Me" segment, we discuss Walmart's new idea. Order groceries or other stuff online, and then give WalMart a code to get into... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Futurelawyer
Image
Star Trek: Discovery | Official Site | Trailer and Cast Info - CBS.com. Sometime ago, I decided to subscribe to CBS All Access on the Internet. I did it to watch old episodes of Perry Mason, and I binge watched... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Futurelawyer
Image
Star Trek technology in real life: Tricorder, tractor beam, and phaser - TechRepublic. And you thought Trekkers were pie in the sky dreamers who lived their lives in fantasy worlds filled with strange aliens and stranger ideas. Boy, were you... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at Futurelawyer
Image
Change Your Apple ID Now: Hackers Remotely Locking Macs. Apparently, hackers are attacking Macs and locking them remotely, with a ransom demand of $50 in Bitcoin. Given what Apple products cost, this seems like a pittance. Let's call this a... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
Image
Apple says smartwatch has Wi-Fi connectivity problems. Apple's new Smartwatch has an LTE chip that supposedly will allow it to connect to WiFi and Cell Phone carriers without being connected to a Smartwatch. Uh, sorry Apple, I have had several... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
Image
This is a pretty hamhanded phishing attempt. However, lawyers who are in the middle of a busy day, and who use Docusign a lot, might click on the link in this email without thinking. Don't be that guy. If an... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
Image
Most of us are too smart to hike in the woods where bears live. But, some of you, (John Lesso, I mean you), actually venture into the woods wearing heavy hiking boots and actually walk down unknown trails to God... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
I am using the term "Fighter" today in its abstract sense. Of course, we all fight for things we need or want. We do our job. However, in this sense, fighting is beating our heads against a wall. When there... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
Image
Amazon.com: Samsung - ATIV Book 9 Spin 13.3" Touch-Screen Laptop - Intel Core i7 - 8GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive - Pure Black: Computers & Accessories. I have been using my Book 9 Spin for almost two years... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
Image
The only safe email is text-only email. This article rightly points out that the only safe way an organization or law firm can avoid phishing emails and malicious links is to go to text only email. While I only have... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
Image
Apple CEO Tim Cook on iPhone X: $999 is a 'value price' - CNET. Tim Cook says that the new $999 to $1,149 iPhone X is a "bargain". The grin on his face tells me that he is happy that... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
Image
Nexus Android 8.0 Oreo Release Delay Continues. My trusty Nexus 6P is downloading Android 8 as we speak, and I will be rocking Oreo in a few minutes. I am excited about this update, and look forward to the security... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
Image
paperless office scanner. Every lawyer needs a ScanSnap iX500 scanner on her desk. Ernie Svenson gives a great discussion of the setup of the ScanSnap on a lawyer's desk. If you want a paperless office, this is the scanner you... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
Image
T-Mobile raising unlimited throttling limit to 50GB per month | Android Central. In case you needed another reason to switch to T-Mobile, the company is, on September 20th, raising the throttling limit to 50 Gigabytes a month. That is a... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
Image
Personally, I have found that pressing the elevator button for seven seconds continuously gets the best results. If that doesn't work, then seven individual taps on the button with increasing pressure usually does the trick. If that doesn't work, just... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
Image
PC Cleaning Apps are a Scam: Here%u2019s Why (and How to Speed Up Your PC). Yesterday's announcement of a bug in CCleaner, one of the computer cleaning apps out there requires a revisit of this 2013 article in How To... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
Boise State has a dog who retrieves the tee after Kickoffs and I've never seen anything so pure pic.twitter.com/J4wBy3dgzY — Javen Knott (@jjbadluck) September 15, 2017 Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
Image
Gmail for Android update gives you Google Account settings access | AndroidGuys. I use GMail every day. It works alongside my professional address: rgeorges@futurelawyer.com. I have access to my email wherever I am, and whatever device I happen to be... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
Image
Kalashnikov Will Make an A.I.-Powered Killer Robot. While the rest of you legal prognosticators are worrying about AI and robots replacing lawyers and taking legal jobs, Kalashnikov is making something that you should really be worried about. A killer robot... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
Image
Am I the only one who needs one of these? Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
Image
Legal Know-It-All Robot 'Lia' Joins Allstate's In-House Ranks | Law.com. Okay, I get why Allstate's legal department has created a software program that answers common questions the department gets from Allstate employees. However, this is a far cry from a... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
Image
We Finally Know Why Birds Are So Freakishly Smart. I always knew that my parrots were the smartest creatures on the planet. Now, I have scientific evidence. Read it and weep, dog and cat lovers. Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2017 at Futurelawyer
Image
Remember when Apple eschewed big phone screens, and said a 4 inch screen was plenty? Now, the new iPhones have 6 inch screens and can't be held in one hand. FutureLawyer has a scoop on the next iPhone, to be... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2017 at Futurelawyer