When I received my most recent Verizon phone bill, I was surprised to see a charge of $14.95 to ILD Teleservices Inc. I had no idea what the company was or what the charge was for. I looked back over my recent bills. I am embarrassed to report that the charge had been appearing on […]
Yesterday was one of my most memorable birthdays ever. And it was all thanks to social networking — and some amazingly thoughtful and generous people. I was going to write a lengthy blog post all about it, but then Molly McDonough at the ABA Journal did it for me. Read her piece and you will […]
Transactional lawyers are the target users of a new Web site, TransactionSpace, that aims to make the deal-making process more efficient, intuitive and transparent. The site’s tagline sums up its purpose: “You do the lawyering. Let TransactionSpace manage the process.” The site takes the three primary steps of a transaction — negotiation, document drafting and […]
Last year, in a post entitled, Take Control of Your Outlook Inbox, I wrote about a San Francisco company, TechHit, and its three simple Outlook add-ons for cutting down on e-mail clutter: SimplyFile, EZDetach and MessageSave. Today, the company is releasing the public beta version of an equally simple and clever tool, this time for […]
One of my blogosphere indulgences is You Don’t Say, a blog about language, usage and journalism by John E. McIntyre, veteran copyeditor at The Baltimore Sun. But earlier this week, “the grim economics of the newspaper business” abruptly gave McIntyre “an early parole.” Fortunately for fans of his blog, he is back to blogging, in […]
From Rockport and Cape Ann The view from my back porch today.
The organizers of LegalTech New York, which takes place Feb. 2 to 4, have announced that they are giving complimentary passes to bloggers. And to accommodate them, each seminar room will have a front-row table with electricity reserved for bloggers. Also, on Feb. 3, LegalTech will host a bloggers’ breakfast from 9 to 10 a.m. […]
Law.com today published my article, Seeking Data Security on the Web. It is for the “do-it-yourselfers” out there — the solo and smaller firm lawyers who handle data protection and back-up on their own.
The Washington bureau of McClatchy Newspapers has launched a legal-affairs blog, Suits & Sentences. The blog is written by reporter Michael Doyle, a former Knight Journalism Fellow at Yale Law School and an adjunct instructor in journalism at The George Washington University’s School of Media and Public Affairs.
It was six years ago today that I launched this blog. Right from the start, the best part about blogging has been the people it has helped me meet and the friends it has helped me make. Thanks to all who follow along.
Peter Schilling, IT director at Amherst College, surveyed this year’s incoming first-year class of 438 students about their technology use. He has posted the results, in the form of the Harper’s Index, as the IT Index. For anyone wondering about the future of social networking, the numbers speak volumes. Consider: Of the 438 students, the […]