Digital Nation: A Documentary Exploring Our Over-Connected Society

“Responsibly Connected” is a seminar I present which deals with how to use technology responsibly. The odd thing is, whenever I present on this topic, people come up to me afterwards and pour their hearts out about how Internet-connectedness has gotten to the point of interfering with the family. I feel like a therapist, not […]

5 Not-So-Obvious Things That Inspire Me

Inspiration is gratitude’s easy-to-mock cousin in personal self-fulfillment. It’s a lot more fun to be cynical than earnest. Just the other day I was LMAO at a mock inspirational poster showing a deflated Stormtrooper with the title “Regret: Those Were The Droids You Were Looking For”. Cynicism aside, however, in 2011 a little inspiration can […]

Lawyers, Law Students and Depression

Just last week, as Larry, co-founder of Rocket Matter, and I discussed his App of the Week post about nutrition, we went on a tangent about the work-life and wellness topics we’ve written about here and the need for more, as it speaks directly to productivity. And we’re all about productivity! We were especially burdened […]

Facebook Tip: How to Stop Receiving Emails from Comment Threads

Let’s face it: Facebook is almost must-have at this point, but like any ubiquitous service, there’s plenty to gripe about. Topping the list is the onslaught of notifications that can flood your phone and inbox. Comment threads in particular can spiral out of control. Here’s how to keep Facebook from turning into a comment-response firehose:

Get Some Legal Inspiration from The Oyez Project, A Supreme Court Multimedia Archive

When the distinctly unglamorous (yet critically important) day-to-day lawyering tasks are leaving you less than intellectually satisfied, have no fear: the Oyez Project is a multimedia archive for the Supreme Court, a great diversion for attorneys. For most lawyers – even some of us business types who rarely, if ever, step into a courtroom – […]

Privacy Settings? Focus On Your Online Discourse

Yesterday, I came across a spot-on post by Fastcase, Online Privacy Takes Another Hit which was based on the Slate article, The Leaky Nature of Online Privacy . The Slate piece suggests that we consider being more open so that we become more trustworthy. Trustworthy? To whom? I suggest instead, that we pay more attention […]

RSS Readers – Get What You Want Without Having to Search for It

In yesterday’s post we chatted about digital book reading. Today we switch focus to blogs and the news online and how to efficiently track and consume our favorite sites! We’re bombarded with online news and information. And for the first time in history more people get news online than from newspapers. Technorati, which has been tracking […]