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9 tips for branding yourself to stand out in the crowd

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200 Free Videos To Teach You Just About Any Aspect of Computer Networking You May Want to Know

Nick Feamster is a professor at Princeton University, who teaches a course in computer networking. He's kindly created 210 videos which cover all of …


Social Media Birthdays

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve never been able to have the traditional kid birthday party, because inevitably, people had other plans with their …

Social Media

Discount on Sandisk iXpand

Via my lovely wife and her watchful eye for things that would help me be a better traveler/techie/photographer, you can currently get $50 off a …

Travel Photography

Why We Encrypt

Encryption protects our data. It protects our data when it's sitting on our computers and in data centers, and it protects it when it's being …


What America can Learn from E-Discovery in Australia

G’Day, mate. How ya going? That’s the customary greeting in the Land Down Under, and it encapsulates why I love coming to Australia for my annual …

Digital Forensics

Your Development Belongs to You

Yep, I’ve stated my premise in the title. Your development is yours. It doesn’t belong to your boss or your organization, it belongs to you. I’ve …


The OPM Hack is Far Worse Than Initially Thought

A new security maxim? Every big hack discovered will eventually prove to be more serious than first believed. As Wired reported, that's especially …


Always Explain How Requested Information Moves a Case Forward for Proportionality

A requesting party issued a third party subpoena on the ATF for email messages created between 2000 to 2009. The Court denied the production of the …


“App thinning” will be a major boon for 8GB and 16GB iPhones and iPads

iOS 8 wasn't kind to users of 8GB and 16GB iPhones and iPads. Its over-the-air updates required multiple gigabytes of free space, and installing it …

iPad Apps

Near-Duplicate Detection Finds Documents No One Thought Could be Found - D4

Expert consultants (inexpensively) apply analytics to find documents that would not have been found though traditional review and client saves


39 ways the American workforce is dramatically changing in 2015

2015 is a time of major change for the American workforce.

With the new crop of grads starting their jobs, this year millennials have become the dominant generation of workers.

This group of tech savvy workers, raised on social media and heaping helpings of self-esteem, aren't the only changes.

Where …

Mary Meeker

Microsoft Buying Wunderlist

It always makes me a bit nervous when one of the Online Services That Help Me Keep Life Straight gets gobbled up, excuse me, “acquired”, by one of …

2015 May - Litigation and Practice Support: A 2015 Snapshot - International Legal Technology Association

Hockey Finally Getting Wearable Technology To Track Player Skills

Hockey has not quite caught on to the technology boom that is changing the way teams track their players’ progress.

But that may change with new …

29 Apps That Will Make Traveling So Much Easier

All you’ll have to worry about is having a good time.

1. Roadtrippers

Roadtrippers is a must-have for anyone planning a road trip in the United States. You enter where you want to go, make selections depending on what you want to see (natural wonders! weird stuff!), and the app will create a …

Lawyer competence tops the bill at the 10th eDiscovery and IG Summit in London

As I reached home after the second day of IQPC’s 10th eDiscovery and Information Governance Summit, cold, soaked through, and knackered after two …

Computer Forensics

Without Information Governance, Your Tech Doesn't Matter

The past six months I have talked to a wide variety of organizations, helping them assess their content management efforts, and in the process …


Google Updates Account Security - Go There Now.

Google launches a central hub for your security and privacy settings. The new Google central account page is a must visit for all Google users. Do it …

You Don’t Want Discovery Overdraft Charges

Discovery deadlines matter. Wells Fargo learned that the hard way with producing a relevant email 8 months after the close of discovery. Given the …

Wells Fargo

This quick test shows if your ISP is secretly throttling your internet speeds

While the Title II classification of ISPs as common carriers was a victory for all, there is growing concern that ISPs could go on with business as usual with clever tricks designed to skirt the rules of the classification.

While knowingly stepping outside the boundaries of the Title II …


Is Technology Making Our Lives Better, or Just Enabling Us to Work More?

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According to Forbes, it is the latter, hands down:

For a glimpse of the future of work, especially the high-paying kind, look at

05-28-15 Podcast - The Importance of Cyber Security: Real Threats to the Legal Industry - International Legal Technology Association

The Real Danger to Free Speech is Ourselves

This is absolutely frightening to me. It’s also sad that we have reached a point, as a society, where we would rather be comfortable with our own …

Flickr Starts Auto

I have to admit, I wasn’t even aware that Flickr was going to start auto-tagging photos hosted on it’s service until I saw an article complaining …

Microsoft Turns OneNote Pages Into WordPress Posts With New Plug-in

The company courts bloggers with an add-on that converts OneNote pages into WordPress posts.


Working the EDRM Backwards

Doug Austin has a really good writeup about working with the Electronic Discovery Reference Model in reverse.

You can’t have a successful outcome …

Tom O’Connor and Law Bulletin Publishing Company of Chicago Release 8th Annual eDiscovery Survey

The Law Bulletin Publishing Company has just published its 8th Annual eDiscovery and Technology Survey of Illinois attorneys in the Legal Technology …