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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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Run Android Apps on Your Windows PC - ExtremeTech. My recent purchase of a Microsoft Book 2 got me thinking again about Android emulators on the PC. The Book 2 has a detachable screen that becomes a tablet computer; but,... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at Futurelawyer
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Always show file extensions in File Explorer - CNET. Looking for something to do on Memorial Day weekend? Okay, I know you are a social butterfly; but, try to spend some down time learning about your Windows 10 operating system.... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at Futurelawyer
In case you had any doubts that parrots are the most beautiful creatures on earth. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Best Password Manager 2018 - Lastpass vs. Dashlane vs. 1Password. You know the drill. You can't remember your password. The site tells you that you need to have letters, numbers, capital letters, weird symbols and a security key to get... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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Lawyers and Vacations: It%u2019s a Necessity - Attorney at Work - Attorney at Work. I always get a kick out of posts like these. They all presume that being a lawyer involves working all the time, and that we have... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Everyone says there will be good days and bad days. Everyone says that the memories will help. As with all things, yes and no. Remember And Forget Everywhere I go Everywhere I look Everything I see Reminds me of you.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Galaxy Note 9 won%u2019t have the feature everyone wants, so Samsung confirmed something no one wants %u2013 BGR. I love my Galaxy Note 8. Even though I wouldn't have paid $1,000 for it, now that I have it, I use... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Some corporate clients are making 'unpalatable' demands in outside counsel guidelines, partner says.Outside counsel guidelines that redefine conflict of interest definitions, and that are overbroad in their restrictions are making BigLaw law firms queasy, and they have to hire their... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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The first rule of technology implementation: Read The Instructions. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Weekends I used to think that weekends were for relaxing by the pool and praying to a God who didn't understand about things I didn't understand or want to. I used to think I wasn't alone with myself At least... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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This little guy has nothing to fear from me. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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19 Incredibly Useful Websites You%u2019ll Wish You Knew Earlier. There are so many millions of websites that great ones can get lost in the forest. These are some great places to go for great information. However, watch out. You will... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Microsoft reportedly planning low-cost Surface tablets to compete with iPad - CNET. Microsoft has made great strides over the past several years, and is becoming a go to company that is still solid; but, now ready to compete. I recently... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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How to try Gmail's AI-powered Smart Compose feature. Google is making great strides with AI; and, the new Smart Compose feature that you can now try in GMail is the proof. However, do we really want our computers to complete... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Every lawyer has favorite deposition stories. Once, while I was deposing a Bank Vice President who had denied my client a loan and denied that personal animus was a factor, answered a question by calling my client a "scumbag". After... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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One of my toughest challenges in attempting to lead a Stoic lifestyle is that I was, as are many of us, brought up with a mindset to always be aware of what other people would think of my conduct. Perhaps... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google One: Everything You Need to Know. I have long since stopped wondering about large corporations and naming conventions. Google Drive, Google One, who cares? But, since new features are being added to the Google storage options, and the price... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google Pay now supports storing movie, airline, and concert tickets | Android and Me. I don't know about you; but, I am seeing more and more people using phone digital tickets and payments everywhere. Just flash a screen at the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Fascinating thread on life in biglaw on a financial forum - Page 5 - Top Law Schools. This thread of commentary from lawyers who are, or have been, in BigLaw and other jobs is revealing. I write a lot about... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Mediator settlement trick number 178: Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Google's 'Duplex' System Will Identify Itself When Talking To People, Says Google - Slashdot. Hello, I am a robot. I am your friend. You don't have to take me to your leader. But, I would like to make a dinner... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2018 at Futurelawyer
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Here are the five best smartwatches you can buy right now (May 2018). While I don't agree with this list of the best Smartwatches of 2018, the listed watches are all competent daily carries, and you won't be disappointed if... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2018 at Futurelawyer
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Samsung Gear S3 update fixes the battery drain and more. Battery life is still the Holy Grail of mobile computing, and a long day at Disney World is a great way to test advances in mobile software. While the new... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2018 at Futurelawyer