Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice.
Devour.com Will Help You Find the Gems on YouTube
Any way you slice it, there is a lot of junk on YouTube. And 72 hours of new junk is uploaded every minute of every day. It would take you 6,400 years to watch all the videos on YouTube. Doubt you have time for that. Devour.com comes to your rescue. . . .
Every year on April 25th, my daughter Dominique comments that it is the “perfect date”. She is referring to the movie Miss Congeniality, and if you haven’t seen it, there is a YouTube clip. Makes me giggle every time. Dates are often important for litigation research. . . .
Survival Tips for Google Reader’s July 1 Demise
David Bilinsky & Garry Wise
When it comes to Google Reader, the world is pretty much divided into two camps. There are the power-users, for whom this soon-to-be-expired RSS service has long been an indispensable lifeline to the news of the day. And then there is the rest of the world, known primarily (in this regard) for uttering bewildered phrases like “what’s Google Reader?” I suspect that a disproportionately high percentage of SlawTips readers, being so unusually sophisticated, informed, curious (and unabashedly good looking), will fall into the first camp – legal-information junkies who can’t imagine the world after the Black Monday ahead . . .