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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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Charles Bukowski Rails Against 9-to-5 Jobs in a Brutally Honest Letter (1986) | Open Culture. While my entire working life has been as a practicing lawyer, I am certain that this Charles Bukowski letter can be applied to any job... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Bad Coffee Will Make You a Happier Person. For many of us, coffee is the fuel that gets us through long days of problem clients, angry Judges, nasty colleagues and other problematic people that the typical lawyer meets every day.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Phone nose-hair trimmer from Japan mows nostrils on the go - CNET. I love gadgets as much as the next guy. But, I draw the line at using my SmartPhone to trim my nose hair. One of the joys of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Raise your hands if you still have an IBM Selectric in the office. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Patriots-Jaguars memes are all about the quarterbacks - CNET. I have been struck recently by the range of emotions involving the NFL and Tom Brady and the Patriots in particular. In fact, all professional sports is really a sideshow in... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Basic Command Prompt Tips for Windows 10/8/7. It's a new week, and you are tired of Microsoft controlling how Windows 10 behaves. Guess what? You have a way to use text commands to tell Windows 10 how to act, what... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Tracking Cape Parrots through Hogsback's beautiful forests. The beautiful Cape Parrots of South Africa depend upon high forests of old-growth yellowwood trees, in the Amathole Mountains. There are only 1700 of these parrots left on the earth, and they are... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Reshaping Call Centers with the Help of Artificial Intelligence. We talk to computers all the time these days. We give voice commands to Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, and many other black boxes that connect to the Internet. Rather than discuss... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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The future is not machines, but machine enabled humans.. This is a great take on the big debate of the Twenty-First Century - Artificial Intelligence and its effect on humanity over the next hundred years. We have been looking at... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Kilopower: What%u2019s Next? | NASA. Okay, NASA has developed a power source with a reactor core that can power life support indefinitely on long space missions. The space fission system can generate up to 10 kilowatts, enough for two house... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Most Google Accounts Don't Use Two-Factor Authentication | News & Opinion | PCMag.com. Okay, I give up. I have been preaching to my readers about securing their computer data for years. I have explained that hackers use Google accounts, and... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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The Pied Piper of Parrots - The New York Times. Glenn Sorino, the Parrot Whisperer, makes a living calming the parrots of New Yorkers who experience loss (the death of an owner) or other behavioral problems. Parrots need daily attention,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Want to achieve well-being more easily? Hang out with animals | floridacles. Lost in all the modern hype about mindfulness and well being and stress relief techniques is the one sure thing in making a happy life. Pets. For some... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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The Best Browsers of 2017: Chrome, Firefox, Edge, And More Tested | Digital Trends. I have long since given up on all of you who are still using Windows Explorer or Edge. The standard Microsoft browsers are magnets for hackers,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Execupundit.com: Which Role?. You have many roles as a lawyer. You have many roles as a spouse, parent, and friend. You can be a counselor, a critic, a helper, a leader, a mediator, or many other things.The important thing to... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Deal: Huawei Watch Gold Plated Stainless Steel For $315 - 01/16/2018 | Androidheadlines.com. Originally $750, this gold plated Android Wear watch is a beautiful timepiece that has Android Wear for its guts. It looks like a real competitor to my... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Apple Pay v Samsung Pay v Android Pay: Smartwatch payments fight it out. Okay, I will never be caught dead using Apple Pay. But, I use Samsung Pay on my Gear S3 Classic, and Android Pay on my LG Watch... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2018 at Futurelawyer
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TAG Heuer has an Android Wear watch that costs $200K. And, for today's entry into the most disgusting display of wealth in the Smartwatch category, I give you this Tag Heuer diamond encrusted Android Wear watch. It has the exact... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2018 at Futurelawyer
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Anker Puts Alexa in Your Car Charger for $49. Several things always come out of CES that become instant tech hits. I predict the Viva will be one of them. Up until now, if I wanted Alexa in the car,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2018 at Futurelawyer
Everyone who is reading this is afraid. I am afraid every day. We may have different fears; but, fear is part of the human condition. If we practice Stoicism, we may learn techniques to control our fear. If we are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2018 at Futurelawyer
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Some think having parrots in a law office is inappropriate. I say it is eminently practical. That is why I have six of them next to the waiting room. Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2018 at Futurelawyer
Posted Jan 14, 2018 at Futurelawyer
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Associates Hold the Key to Their Own Happiness - Attorney at Work - Attorney at Work.This is a good article about the pursuit of happiness as a lawyer, and the difficulty of doing it in BigLaw. I particularly was struck... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2018 at Futurelawyer