Any ‘internet’ book worth its salt needs to be constantly updated to remain relevant and useful. The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet by Carole A. Levitt and Mark E. Rosch accomplishes this with its 12th edition. The Cybersleuth s Guide to the Internet is meant to be a guide to free and low cost resources […]
Gerry Oginski is synonymous with lawyer videos. He’s an evangelist for the medium and preaches about how lawyers can use video to communicate and market online. His recently published 300-page book is chock full of useful, actionable information. Like the chapters on How to Convert a Viewer into a Caller, How Not to Create Attorney […]
Dust off your old library card and start borrowing books from the local library without leaving your house. And it’s free! With the OverDrive Media Console app, you can now download books from the library to read on your computer, tablet and mobile devices. It’s available for both PCs and Macs, Android, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry […]
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 […]
Sometimes you wanna read and get effortlessly carried away. Othertimes you might want to get your mind blown by an incredible work of non-fiction. At least I do, and judging by the success of recent books by Malcolm Gladwell and Steve Levitt, the Freakonomics guy, I’m not alone in that regard.
In my MILOFest presentation on living a responsibly connected life, I cited evidence put forth in Nick Carr’s 2010 book The Shallows asserting that intensive web usage can actually alter the brain, making it more difficult to maintain the extended concentration necessary to read a book. For me, reading is an antidote to the high-distraction […]