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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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Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Tesla Autopilot death highlights autonomous risks. The tragic death of a Tesla driver riding on autopilot is sad, but instructive. The future of AI is more likely one in which we should be more worried about defects and glitches in... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Facebook throws out the news Paper | TechCrunch. In a move that will certainly upset news publishers, and please ordinary users, Facebook has altered its algorithms to favor posts from friends and family over news publishers. In a related move,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Till death do us part: Man marries his phone in Vegas - CNET. Okay, it might seem extreme to marry a smartphone. But, this guy did it, and promised his phone they would live happily ever after. Of course, now... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Verizon to introduce new features, including carryover data | Android and Me. Competition is growing heated between the major cell carriers; and, the latest development is Big Red's deciding to allow its customers to roll over unused data for a... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google rumored to launch its own smartphone this year | Android and Me. While the Nexus phones built by Motorola and Huawei are great phones, and run the latest, greatest, purest versions of Android, it is likely that, later this... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Execupundit.com: Lawn Cam. Michael Wade writes about getting up early to mow the lawn before the Arizona sun bakes him. I mow the lawn by proxy. My proxy comes every other Friday, and he does a fine job. Occasionally, I... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Seagate 8TB Expansion External Desktop HDD - Hard drive, 8TB, External, USB 3.0 - STEB8000100 at TigerDirect.com. For OMG Wednesday, here is a Seagate expansion hard drive with 8 Terabytes of storage capacity for $229. I remember paying $900 for... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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An AI Just Defeated Human Fighter Pilots in An Air Combat Simulator. The more that AI machine learning computers are advanced, the more that I am glad I am in the legal profession. Not only will we get to litigate... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google turns 5 and is somehow still alive | TechCrunch. This article by Frederic Lardinois talks about the fifth birthday of Google+ as if he is surprised that it survives in a 140 character social media world dominated by Facebook.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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These Bionic Earbuds Are Nearly a Smartphone You Can Leave in Your Ears Forever. The next evolution of wearable computing is almost here. These Bionic Earbuds are actually sophisticated computers that you put in your ears, and they stay there,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Sharing your work cubicle with robots may not be such a bad thing | homeAI.info. Okay, this author uses the phrase "work cubicle", which is a phrase that never passes the FutureLawyer lips. In fact, I will never work in... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Pocket Tripod is a credit-card-sized phone holder that fits in your wallet | TechCrunch.This ingenious device unfolds from a credit card sized piece of plastic into a mini tripod that holds your phone for photos or videos. It will also... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google Photos: Users Should Remove Photos from Backup. On the one year anniversary of Google Photos, it has become an essential part of many of our lives. We record our lives via the photos and videos on our phones, and... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Rio and I both needed a reminder this morning to be a Tigger and not an Eeyore. This Tigger sits in the waiting room, next to the "Save the Drama For Your Mama" sign. Positive affirmations. Use them. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Drivers Prefer Autonomous Cars That Don't Kill Them - InformationWeek. The coming autonomous cars are creating legal and moral dilemmas that must be resolved before we drive them into the future. You may remember the SciFi movie, iRobot, in which... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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We Finally Know Why Birds Are So Freakishly Smart. Why are parrots and other birds so intelligent? They have more neurons in a small space than mammals, including primates. Naturally, when it comes to brains, size matters. Our human brains... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Run Android on Windows - Fastest Android Emulator. I am trying to figure out why I wanted to have a virtual Android machine on my Windows 10 notebook. I have no idea; except, that I can. This emulator creates an... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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First US Missile with Artificial Intelligence to be Deployed by 2018 | homeAI.info. Seriously? We are going to send up a missile with AI? Is this thing going to have a warhead? Not for now; but, if it can prove... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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London's Richmond Golf Club had special rules for wartime England in 1940. Gives new meaning to "keep a stiff upper lip". Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2016 at Futurelawyer
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Execupundit.com: Objections. I love how pressing tasks seem to pop up on Fridays. Clients love to hit me with emergency stuff after Noon on Friday. Of course, similar problems occur in the corporate world, and Michael Wade has compiled a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2016 at Futurelawyer
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Boston dynamics News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip - Gizmodo. While robot lawyers aren't likely anytime soon, there are certainly useful tasks that can be performed by robots around the house. I wish I had a nickel for every time SWMBO... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2016 at Futurelawyer
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Florida Public Notices: Search for Public and Legal Notices in FL newspapers. Lawyers and citizens of Florida need to know about legal notice publications, and the Florida Press Service provides them at FloridaPublicNotices.com, which is a database of public and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2016 at Futurelawyer
I love smartwear; they are the future. SWMBO loves jewelry. WiseWear and SWMBO are a match made in heaven. Smart devices of the future will be decorative as well as useful. I also love the emphasis on safety for seniors.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2016 at Futurelawyer