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What To Do When You Meet A Jerk. Lawyers spend a lot of time meeting jerks. Some lawyers ARE jerks. We all meet toxic, nasty, obnoxious and otherwise unpleasant people every day. However, as Marcus Aurelius ( a wise man) said: “When you run up against someone else’s shamelessness, ask yourself: Is a world without shamelessness possible?” Of course not. So, you have a cholce. You can allow the jerks in your world to…
E-Filing Resources for Florida Lawyers | LegalFuel. If I had to choose one new technology that has most changed the way that I practice law, it would be the fact that most pleadings and documents now must be efiled in every County in Florida. This enables lawyers to practice in every County without traveling to them; unless the matter requires a personal appearance. Gone are the days when documents had to be printed on…
How to Protect Parts of a Word Document from Editing. This is a handy guide to protecting parts of Word documents from being edited, and controlling how editing can take place. This allows for collaboration without allowing the users to make wholesale changes that you don’t approve. The same can be done with WordPerfect documents. However, my preference is to create PDF/A versions of any document that I sent over the Internet. It is…
How to Protect Parts of a Word Document from Editing. This is a handy guide to protecting parts of Word documents from being edited, and controlling how editing can take place. This allows for collaboration without allowing the users to make wholesale changes that you don’t approve. The same can be done with WordPerfect documents. However, my preference is to create PDF/A versions of any document that I sent over the Internet. It is…
%u201C Every school has a library. Every library has…. This provocative post at Cultural Offering quotes, at length, Peggy Noonan’s article in the Wall Street Journal about the causes of the college testing scandal, in which helicopter parents with money helped their kids get into brand schools. This reminded me of the Internet obsession with creating a brand by leveraging SEO, and even buying followers on social media to create a successful (profitable) website.…
PC Building Simulator on Steam. This simulator is designed as a game; but, if you ever wanted to build your own PC, this allows you to do it in a game. No expensive mistakes, and real world components. Once you learn how, you can go out and buy and put together your own components. Or, you can teach your kids to do it. $20 for the software. The learning experience? Priceless.           Related Stories…
Use Water Lock Mode to Swim with Your Smart Watch. I have never fully trusted electronic devices near water. I have a bad history of destroying smartphones with water. I once leaned over the toilet and dropped a perfectly good phone. Oops. No more phone. Another time, I destroyed a phone when my canoe tipped over. Oh well. So, you can imagine that, while Samsung tells me that my Galaxy Watch is 5 ATM…