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Linked - Why Data Reduction is Key for Meaningful Visualizations

In my experience, and in the experience of many others as well, unfocused attempts at visualization over raw, unreduced data produce visualizations …

Linked - 5 Excellent Video Tutorials to Teach Students about Online Safety

The web provides limitless opportunities for learning, creating, sharing, and exploring the depths of human knowledge. But it is also an unsafe arena …

IT and Legal Walk into a Bar: Why Strong Interdepartmental Relationships are a Must in E-Discovery

The E in E-Discovery requires expertise in tech as well as law, and the most successful in-house legal teams bring those disciplines together. Legal …

Forensics

Linked - No one in tech will admit that they're old

Image by tracilawson<p>CF: Do you think that stigma associated with age is strongest in the tech industry?<p>DL: Yes. Mark Zuckerberg said that young …

Linked - Yahoo says half a billion accounts breached by nation-sponsored hackers

Image by Neon Tommy<p>Given the wide range of personal information exposed, the possibility of attackers obtaining plaintext passwords is only one of …

Linked - Google's New Trips App Helps Simplify Travel-Planning

Google Trips allows you to sync your Gmail account, which will populate the app with all of your upcoming and past adventures — all flight, hotel and …

Cross-Matter & -Vendor Message ID

At last week’s ILTACON in Washington, D.C., Beth Patterson, Chief Legal & Technology Services Officer for Allens in Sydney asked a panel why …

Identification

The Presumptive Form of Production

Arizona is home of many great wonders, from the Grand Canyon to the ASU Arkfeld eDiscovery Conference. I highly recommend visiting both. Arizona now …

Opera's In-Browser VPN is Out

Image by portalgda<p>Opera is trying it’s best to get people to take online privacy seriously, by putting a free, unlimited, VPN client right inside the …

Linked - 10 New iOS 10 Settings You Should Change

Image by Witer<p>iOS 10 is here, and it’s packing a number of very cool new features. To activate some of those features — like sending read receipts in …

Linked - Delete Google Maps and Google Will Still Know Where You Are

Google Play is so insistent on tracking your location that some Android phone users have reported battery drain issues. You can laboriously go …

Linked - WADA says Russian hackers published athletes' medical data

Russian hackers broke into a World Anti-Doping Agency database and posted confidential medical data online Tuesday of some United States female …

Evernote vs. Quip: A New Productivity King?

Launched in 2008, Evernote gained popularity because it solved a major constraint in our productivity — recognizing the changes in the way we …

Productivity

“That is the sweatiest thing you ever said”—Lessons from OCR and Voice Transcription

Many Nuix users are already aware of our optical character recognition (OCR) capabilities using the integrated ABBYY software. When Nuix comes across …

Machine Perception

Linked - iOS 10 reviewed: There’s no reason not to update

Image by Witer<p>This is about as detailed a review of a iOS update as you will ever see. I haven’t even had a chance to read all of it yet, but you can …

Linked - Why Technology Isn't Utilized More In Litigation

The reason why law firms continue to do things the way they always have is simply because they still are rewarded for performing the way they always …

Privilege Logs are a Really Smart Idea

A Defendant claimed they did not have to provide a privilege log pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure Rule 26(b)(5)(A)(ii). <i>David Mizer Enters.</i> …

ILTACON 2016: Innovation in Collaboration

12<br>Sep<br>2016Editor<p>ILTACON 2016 is a wrap. All in all it was an enjoyable conference, rife with lots of interesting conversation about the intersection …

Collaboration

Linked - Traveling Abroad? This New Website Will Change Your Life

When it comes to traveling abroad, there’s a lot more to it than just buying a plane ticket. You need to do your research. This means finding out if …

Locus Online Perspectives » Cory Doctorow:The Privacy Wars Are About to Get A Whole Lot Worse

It used to be that server logs were just boring utility files whose most dramatic moments came when someone forgot to write a script to wipe out the …

Privacy

Linked – Top 7 Tips: How Any Employee Can Help Guard Against Cyber-Attacks

As pledged last week, in my piece on cryptolockers, today I am running a code of best practice to guard against email-related cyber-attacks. The bulk …

Linked - WordPress bloggers 'strongly encouraged' to immediately apply security update

If you don’t have automatic updates turned on your self-hosted WordPress sites, you should probably make some time to get them updated. Nothing like …

Linked - Alphabet and Chipotle Are Bringing Burrito Delivery Drones to Campus

In what’s sure to be a college student’s dream come true, drones will soon be delivering burritos on the campus of Virginia Tech.<br>The experimental …

Today’s Tech: #ILTACON Wrap-Up

Another year, another ILTA conference come and gone. Every year my goal is to sit down with leaders from a few innovative legal technology companies …

Law

Linked - Why Aren't You Using Email Threading on Every Case?

Image by JASElabs<p>Imagine if Gmail, Outlook, or Yahoo were incapable of grouping email conversations together. Without conversation grouping, or email …

The 2016 ILTA/InsideLegal Technology Purchasing Survey: Follow the Money

At the annual International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) conference (ILTACON), underway this week, no discussion of information and insight …

Purchasing

Linked - Here Is How Hackers Bypass Google's Two-Factor Authentication

You may have read reports of Gmail accounts being hacked despite the user having enabled the famed Google 2FA or two-factor authentication. This is …

Linked - 4 Surprising Benefits of Continuing Education in Litigation Support

While attorneys are required to stay up-to-date on emerging issues via continuing legal education (CLE) credits, there’s no such requirement dictated …

Linked - How to Turn Introverts Into Star Employees

Understand what your office introverts need to thrive. Many introverts, for example, like to have time to brainstorm ideas and flesh out their …