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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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I resolve to moderate and control my vices, from this day forward. But, vices being important to human well being, I refuse to eliminate them. Who's with me? Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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You can now run DeX in a window on Windows and macOS with the Note 10 | Android Central. DeX used to require a separate box to put your Samsung phone screen on your big screen. It is cool to... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Waiting Room. He didn’t like hospitals. Imposing buildings filled with humans who cared. They were surrounded by suffering; but, they didn’t know anything. The buildings were strong and tall. What did they hide inside? He got up from the sterile... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
I tend to wear black a lot. I write about death a lot. I have faced death myself, and lived with it in loved ones. However, I tend to live each day joyfully and gratefully. This is not a contradiction.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Facebook Privacy Basics. I can't believe that I have to be still writing about computer security and social media. I wish I had a nickel for every post about being hacked on Facebook or other social media site. Please start... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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You also have the right to an attorney being present during questioning. In fact, never go anywhere without your attorney. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
Film cameras are obsolete. Except for a few diehard purists, who shoot 35 mm film just to say they can, the detail available to a mid-range digital camera these days is more than most of us can discern anyway. At... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Note 10 Plus specs vs. Note 10, S10 5G, S10 Plus and Note 9: What's new and different - CNET. While I have been skipping a year before upgrading my Samsung Note phones lately, you may be in the market.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Disaster Planning & Recovery Archives | LegalFuel. Are you reliant on your computers to store your life, law practice and all other data? Of course you are. We live in a data dominated society, in which invisible drives collect our... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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14 Law Office Management Tips to Run an Effective (and Legal) Business | Process Street | Checklist, Workflow and SOP Software. By definition, we lawyers, as a class, are involved in helping our clients navigate life's minefields. In effect, we... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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As we prepare for another week, and since we all hate Mondays, it is time for some wisdom to begin the week. Sorry, it isn't more satisfying. But, hey, that's life. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Warshipping: attack a target network by shipping a cellular-enabled wifi cracker to a company's mail-room / Boing Boing. Many BigLaw firms and large companies receive many packages every day. IBM researchers have documented a new attack vector for hackers into... Continue reading
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"Teach your students • to doubt, • to think, • to communicate, • to question, • to make mistakes, • to learn from their mistakes, and most importantly • have fun in their learning." Richard Feynman Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2019 at Futurelawyer
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Samsung Galaxy Book S debuts with Snapdragon 8cx, 23 hours of battery life and weighs under 1 kg - NotebookCheck.net News. I love my Microsoft Book 2. It is a great ultrabook, and the screen detaches to create a Windows... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2019 at Futurelawyer
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Giant Parrot Fossil Shows Creature That Weighed About 15 Pounds : NPR. A parrot that was three feet tall and weighed 15 pounds lived in the Miocene era, and may be the missing link between birds and dinosaurs. Squawkzilla likely... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2019 at Futurelawyer
A Vacation From Solo Practice | Above the Law. I disagree with the conclusions of this article; primarily that solos can experience burnout, reduced productivity and less time with family. I say bull. In fact, solos have the freedom to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2019 at Futurelawyer
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It is Friday, so it is time for "Are you kidding me?" These new suits are a real thing. Can anyone out there see the Futurelawyer walking into a Florida courtroom wearing this, and complaining about the weather? OMG. Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2019 at Futurelawyer
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Impatient Lover He raced toward the end of his life Always in a hurry as if his life depended on it. He was always running, blinders on, pupils focused out of breath looking for something. What was it he was... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2019 at Futurelawyer
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There is No Such Thing as Printer Security and Privacy -- Security Today. Security protocols often emphasize things like securing data when using the Internet by use of tactics such as two factor authentication and USB Security keys, etc. However,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2019 at Futurelawyer
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Mystery ingredient in coffee boosts protection against Alzheimer's disease, study finds -- ScienceDaily. For most of my life, I have heard the doomsayers tell me I drink too much coffee. But, I keep reading scientific studies that report on its... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2019 at Futurelawyer
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Execupundit.com: Hypersensitivity and Scoundrels. There are enough people in the world able to twist words into an offense, especially in our current political climate. I don't want them running around the office, poisoning the atmosphere. In large organizations, there exist... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2019 at Futurelawyer
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Samsung introduces Galaxy Note 10 series. Like an unattainable goal, or a product that is too expensive for ordinary people, you can't touch this. Starting at $1,000 and topping out around $1,500, the Smartphone has finally jumped the shark. I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2019 at Futurelawyer
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The first day of our first cruise twenty years ago. Time flies. Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2019 at Futurelawyer