The newsletter of the ISBA's Standing Committee on Legal Technology
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Dealing with e-mail overload
As the pace of technology increases, so do the challenges that keeping up with these changes make on your time.
From the chair
The subcommittee considering issues pertaining to updating courtroom technology is arranging a visit to the Federal District Court for the Northern Dist., Eastern Division, through the assistance and contacts provided committee member David Clark.
From the chair
Digital dictation technology has, indeed, advanced significantly within the last five years. I am, in fact, dictating my column today on a digital portable dictation device: Sony's ICD-MS1 digital recorder, to be exact
Have you joined RISSNET?
If you are presently a member of VGTOF, Capps, TIA, or TIDISDM, you are also a member of RISSNET. What's good about this? If you are stopped by law enforcement, with a little bit of luck, you could be reported as a terrorist.
How to talk software
While "software" sounds like something soft and wearable, it is neither. Software is a set of instructions that tell a computer what to do.
Office XP for law firms: A review
One day at the courthouse, I was complaining to a friend of mine that the secretaries in my office are always happy to use an automated document or spreadsheet after I took the time to create it, but would rarely go to the trouble of creating these forms themselves.
TechnoLawyer.com: Equipping the small law office for less than $10,000
This is Part Three of a three-part series that discusses what you need and don't need, when to cut corners, and when to go all out when equipping a solo or small law office for less than $10,000. In Part 1, Jeffrey outlined the hardware required for this endeavor and In Part 2, he discussed software.
TechnoLawyer.com: No strings attached—Cutting the cord with wireless law practice
Those frustrating cables--they're everywhere! Intertwining and connecting seemingly plug-incompatible gadgets in our laptop cases; tangling purses and briefcases in a snakelike mass of plastic-encased cords; connecting Palms to PCs; going from headsets to cell phones; "conveniently" linking us to printers (when sometimes the cables weigh more than the laptop); stretching to scanners; retracting (or not) from telephones; coiling like a garden hose around the legs of our chairs while connecting us to a network.
Worthy of note
Volunteer your PC: Would you like to help the effort to analyze anthrax and cancer cells? To identify chemical molecules that could block the smallpox virus?