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Linked – Can You Go Home Again?

“An interesting effect of the changing business landscape has been a change in the attitude toward departed employees. In the past, many companies treated those who’d left (whether voluntarily or involuntarily) as pariahs, traitors, or losers. Today, they’re generally considered a pool of potentially desirable rehires. “ Of, course, this assumes that bridges were not…

Ralph Losey has a New Book – eDiscovery for Everyone

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, the ABA has a new book by Ralph Losey out all about eDiscovery. I’ll let Ralph describe it himself: As the title suggests, this book is written for everyone with an interest in e-discovery. It is an introductory to intermediate level book. I tried to make it a…

Linked – Why you should never work longer than 90 minutes at a time

Linked – Why you should never work longer than 90 minutes at a time

In response to this information, and in an effort to better understand productivity, Florida State University Professor K. Anders Ericsson and his colleagues studied “elite performers,” folks who excelled in their field, whether they were musicians, athletes, or chess players. Ericsson discovered that uninterrupted practice in intervals of 90 minutes or less, with breaks in…

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Linked – Fake News: Facebook Helps You Feel Well-Informed, Regardless of Actual Reading

“The biggest weakness of this study is that it was entirely based on self-reporting. Asking Facebook users to report on their use of Facebook tends not to be as accurate as actually measuring a user’s actual use of the service, as people tend to show themselves in the most positive light possible. But what the…

Have We Thought Through The Future Completely?
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Have We Thought Through The Future Completely?

Interestingly enough, I had planned to write about this topic with a look at automation, specifically self-driving cars and trucks, but then I saw something else in the news online and thought, “yeah, that too!”. The bit of news I saw was about another “adult” dating site getting hacked and something like 300 million user…

Linked – 131 Cyber Security Tips that Anyone Can Apply
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Linked – 131 Cyber Security Tips that Anyone Can Apply

Yes, 131 is a lot. I actually looked through the list and can’t say that I would bother with a few of them, because I don’t think they address something that is really much of a risk. On the other hand, there are some really good tips on this list too, so it’s worth checking…