How to Keep Social Media from Dominating Your Life

Social Media, whether Twitter, Facebook, Blogging, LinkedIn, Flickr, or something else, is like a huge train whizzing by.  Some people are trying desperately to get on it (enter the snake oil salesmen) while others are spending a little too much time on it. For those of you on the Social Media train, how often do […]

Blogging on an iPhone

I’m writing this post on an iPhone using an app called BlogWriter. It interfaces with most blog platforms, including WordPress. Typing on an iPhone is a frustrating endeavor at best, so why would anyone want an app like this? The beauty, as I see it at least, is the ability to capture ideas while you’re […]

Video from LegalTech 2010 New York: Cloud, Cloud, Cloud, and Gladwell

Congratulations to ALM for putting on a fantastic and well-run event. LegalTech New York 2010 did not disappoint. West and Lexis put out major new product announcements with much fanfare. The thought leaders were there with interesting perspectives. We thank Sean Doherty for his time, and our mention in his wrap up, as well as […]

Using the Cloud In the Clouds

The cloud was all the rage at LegalTech NY. Cloud, cloud, cloud seemed to be what everyone was talking about. Ironically, I’m up here at 30,000 feet using the cloud in the clouds. At the airport I was connected too using a Verizon MiFi device. I’ve been using Rocket Matter to check my calendar, and […]

Managing Bookmarks for Google Chrome on the Mac

Google’s Chrome is a great browser.  It’s very, very fast, which is the primary reason I’m using it.  It has some cool features, too.  For instance, there’s no little window on the upper right for searching.  You type your search query directly into the address bar (it took a leap of faith and great confusion […]

For Lawyers: Remove Distractions to Increase Productivity

In our blog this year we are going to focus more and more on productivity tips for the legal profession.  To kick things off, I’d like to highlight an article from LifeHacker about keeping a clean, uncluttered desktop on your computer. If you really want to get down to business and get things done, you […]

Beer Review – Midas Touch for Mendelson’s Musings

Usually we write about improving law firm efficiency, agile project management techniques, or legal Software as a Service, but we just published a piece on another favorite subject of ours, beer. Jason Mendelson, whose ABA 100 Blawg Mendelson’s Musings just won it’s category of best business blog, extended us the honor of inaugural guest beer […]