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.
Most people don’t realize GmailIconthat you can use multiple address variations of your basic “firstname.lastname@example.org” Gmail address. Gmail lets you put a plus (“+”) sign and any combination of words or numbers after your name. For example, email@example.com can become firstname.lastname@example.org . . .
Consider a US Address
I really want to try Google Glass. I am not kidding. I think there is excellent potential that this tech – or something like it – will be an innovation bump that directly impacts legal research. On Monday, a message from Google told me: “As we mentioned this past weekend, we’re opening up a few spots in the Glass Explorer Program this week. One thing we want to clarify is that spots in the program are for US residents only. . . . “
How to Handle Heartbleed
David Bilinsky & Garry Wise
The Heartbleed vulnerability has garnered a lot of press lately. It has (understandably) set many on edge and left wondering if they are vulnerable and if so, what should they be doing about it? Our colleague, friend (and past columnist) Laura Calloway, attorney, past ABA TECHSHOW Chair and Director of Service Programs and Practice Management Assistance Program at the Alabama State Bar wrote this piece on Heartbleed and we have reproduced it here with her permission . . .