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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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How to switch your Windows 8.1 log-in to a local account - CNET. Tom Stirewalt's article got me thinking. I don't use OneDrive to store stuff, I don't need to syn my Win 8.1 settings across more than one computer,... Continue reading
Posted 18 hours ago at Futurelawyer
Computer Possessed? We do Computer Exorcisms ! ! !. Reader and friend, Tom Stirewalt, who performs exorcisms on broken Windows computers in New Orleans, Louisiana, wrote such a great comment to one of my Windows 10 posts that I wanted... Continue reading
Posted 18 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Amazon.com: Lenovo IdeaTab Miix2 8-Inch 32 GB Tablet: Computers & Accessories. I have had this little tablet for a while now. I don't use it because it only has 32 GB of memory, and only 8 GB of that is... Continue reading
Posted 18 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Report: Google is distributing a business version of Glass that attaches to different glasses. The death of Google Glass may have been exaggerated. A clip on version, with a mini computer inside, is coming to business, industrial, and health care... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Miller Williams, American poet and my professor in College at Loyola University of the South in the late Sixties, passed away recently. I was thinking recently about my writing, both poetry and otherwise, and remembered what he used to say:... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Windows 10 day one update download: How to install it | BGR. I know. You really, really want to get away from Windows 8. Windows 10 became available yesterday, and there is already a massive update. While it is automatic;... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Meet ROSS, 'the world's first artificially intelligent attorney'. Duplicating the success of Watson, an IBM cognitive computing experiment, a startup is attempting to create an AI Attorney that can learn, research, understand questions and get smarter as it is used.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
Forget Windows 10: Remember when Windows 95 was new? - CNET. I think it was sometime in late 1994 that I stood in line at midnight outside the big box office supply store to buy a box containing a bunch... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Microsoft's new small print %u2013 how your personal data is (ab)used. In addition to the new features and probable problems coming with the new version of Windows that dropped yesterday, you need to be aware of the new privacy policy... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Scientists Confirm 'Impossible' EM Drive Propulsion | Hacked. The demonstration of a working EM Drive, said to be "impossible" by mainstream scientists, promises space travel within human life spans, and likely is how aliens propel their ships. Sounds like science... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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How to Create an Image of Your PC Before Upgrading to Windows 10. If you have followed my advice, you are imaging your hard drive at least once a week. In the event of catastrophic failure, you can just restore... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Apple Watch to land at Best Buy on August 7 - CNET. Okay, I am being hyperbolic; but, after refusing to disclose sales numbers, and marketing Apple Watch as the rich man's SmartWatch that could only be bought online or... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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ASUS Transformer Book Flip Tablet PC - Intel Core i7-5500U 2.40GHz, 8GB DDR3L Memory, 1TB HDD, 15.6 Touchscreen, Windows 8.1 64-bit - TP500LA-DS71T at TigerDirect.com. You know who you are. You want the biggest, baddest notebook computer out there; but,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Windows 10 Automatic Updates Start Causing Problems - Forbes. The new Microsoft policy of mandatory updates, including drivers, is creating problems with software and peripherals which have their own automatic driver update software. NVidia graphics cards do this; and, apparently,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Is it really this easy?. Kevin O'Keefe posts about both of our recent efforts to explain to new lawyer bloggers that they should stop looking for magic formulas to find new readers. You can't get a readership with a checkbook.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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National Eagle Scout Association. I am a proud member of the National Eagle Scout Association, having earned the award in 1961. These days, it is easy to make fun of the ideals that we were taught as Scouts; but, I... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Getting Measurement of Content Marketing ROI Right | MarTech Advisor. ROI (Return on Investment:; conversion credit; analytics; click through rate. Am I the only lawyer whose eyes glaze over when we hear or read these terms coming from someone who... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Choose Your Reality: Virtual, Augmented or Mixed | Re/code. Reality is reality. How we view it depends upon whether you are wearing glass lenses that impose a digital reality on top of the real thing, or whether the lenses totally... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Windows 10, Day Two. If you want a bird's eye view of Windows 10 before you decide whether to upgrade when it becomes available next week, you could do worse than Gizmodo. However, since I am using the Desktop interface... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Every lawyer knows never to ask a question to which you don't already know the answer. Everybody lies. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Never Download a Driver-Updating Utility; They%u2019re Worse Than Useless. Here is a Saturday project that you should NOT do. Go to the beach. Read a book. Pet the dog. Just please don't fall for the Driver updater utility sales pitch.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Want your Gmail messages to self-destruct? There%u2019s a Chrome extension for that%u2026 | 9to5Google. DMail is a Chrome addon that puts a tether on all your GMail. At any time in the future you can pull the GMail back and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at Futurelawyer
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No, you can't game the Google system. The best way to get on Page One is to post quality content early and often. Interact with your clients and customers. Read and recognize the quality content of others. No easy way... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at Futurelawyer
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Amazon.com: Docking Station, HooToo USB 3.0 Docking Station Dual Video Outputs for Win 8.1, 8, 7, xp HDMI DVI VGA to 2048x1152/1920x1200 Gigabit Ethernet Audio 2 USB 3.0 Ports 4 USB 2.0 Ports 12v/2a Power Adapter: Computers & Accessories. A... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at Futurelawyer