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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
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Now this is my kind of cat video. Take that, cat. Thanks to Michael Wade at Execupundit for the link. This is the best video ever pic.twitter.com/K065H6RJfQ — Keith (@lad) July 20, 2017 Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Security Tips for Smarter Smartphone Banking (Android). Thanks to Sharon Nelson at http://ridethelightning.senseient.com for this link to security tips for online banking with a Smartphone. I would add that, although using the bank app makes the phone open to hacking... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Futurelawyer
Like all things, caffeine, in moderation, is good for you. This little film shows how. Yes, you can develop a tolerance for it; but, on balance, several cups of coffee a day are good for you. Drink on. Continue reading
Posted 13 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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How to Use Google Drive on Windows 10. Google Drive is the best cloud file storage and access app you probably aren't using. Now that Backup and Sync is available, you should take another look. If you are a card... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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A vine-like robot that can grow across long distances. While many of us think of robots as human like creatures that will steal human jobs, the reality is that robots are already here, and they look nothing like us. Industrial... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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The Mobile Lawyer In 2017: Practice Law From Anywhere - MyCase Blog. This is a great article by Nicole Black on the trend towards mobile lawyering. I am proud to be at the tip of that spear, and have been... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Security Awareness Tip of The Day: Multi-Factor and Two-Step Authentication %u2013 PRI. The Florida Bar's Practice Resource Institute is the best resource for Florida lawyers about technology and its application to the practice of law. Your Florida Bar dues pay... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Seagate Backup Plus 4TB Desktop External Hard Drive USB 3.0 - STDT4000100 (Black)-Newegg.com. It is pretty incredible how much storage space you can buy these days for little money. For $99, you can get a 4 Terabyte backup external drive.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Amazon.com Help: Watch Amazon Video on Echo Show. I have discovered another benefit of having the Echo Show on my desk at home. Just say: "Alexa, play a movie", and any Amazon Video is available on the screen. I can... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Law is a stressful profession. Life is a stressful existence. Stress is good for us, in limited quantities. The attraction of Stoicism to me is that it offers practical advice and strategies to deal with stress. Most of what we... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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[Update: Live for everyone] You can disable all network media notifications for Chromecasts and Google Homes. Google Chromecast is a marvelous device. Anything on your phone can be wirelessly broadcast on your big screen over the same home network. YouTube... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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PowerLine - Android Apps on Google Play. If you are like me, checking your phone's battery status, WiFi status, and other stats is an addiction. I get nervous when my battery gets under 50%. Well, this little free app puts... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Vivaldi Browser | Fast & Flexible Web Browser. What looks like Chrome, walks like Chrome, Talks like Chrome, is faster than Chrome, and is free to download and use? Why, Vivaldi, of course. Lean, mean, and fast, Vivaldi is based... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Execupundit.com: Meetings. There are disadvantages to solo practice. Less money, less backup, less support. But, there are many advantages, and one of the big ones is that I seldom have to go to firm meetings. No co worker angst. No... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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IBM dangles carrot of full encryption to lure buyers to new z14 mainframe | TechCrunch. Big Corporations are big targets for hackers, and executives asked IBM to make their mainframe computers bulletproof. Yes, not everyone has gone to the cloud;... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
Michael Connell is an Australian comedian who does a better job of explaining Stoic philosophy than any College Professor. Watch, laugh and learn. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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“ Begin each day by telling yourself: Today I shall be meeting with interference, ingratitude, insolence, disloyalty, ill-will, and selfishness – all of them due to the offenders’ ignorance of what is good or evil. But for my part I... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google Maps now shows a time graph when planning a route | Android and Me. Most of us have grown used to using Navigation tools while driving. As Google Maps has added features, the app has become useful even when... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Elon Musk warns of AI's risks, calls for regulation now - CNET. I and other pundits have been writing about AI, robotics, and other technology developments and their perceived or possible impacts upon the workforce and the human condition. We... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
African Greys are known for their vocal skills, and Neo is no exception. This bird is amazing. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Wireless Network Hacking And How To Avoid Being Hacked. Computer security doesn't just involve the networks we access on the road or at work. Our home networks can be hacked as well, and this well written article explains how Sniffing... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Digital Cheat Sheet: How To Create A Digital Estate Plan | Everplans. As a lawyer who writes, interprets and administers Wills and Trusts, I have worked with hundreds of clients in my career. In recent years, however, many people have... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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KFC releases limited edition Android phone. Chinese KFC drive throughs are about to get a lot more interesting. Beginning Thursday, Chinese KFC customers will be able to buy a KFC branded Android phone for U.S. equivalent $161 and it isn't... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer