Linked – ILTA 2017: Where Have all the Lawyers Gone?
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Linked – ILTA 2017: Where Have all the Lawyers Gone?

I didn’t attend this year, but I did follow along on Twitter and try to see what everyone was talking about at this years conference. I noticed a lot of talk about AI, and technological change, but this is also something that needs to be discussed, law firms increasing separating the practice of law as…

Linked – Solar Eclipse Will Cost Employers A Staggering Amount Of Money In Lost Productivity
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Linked – Solar Eclipse Will Cost Employers A Staggering Amount Of Money In Lost Productivity

I am so sick of these stories – “Compared to the amount of wages being paid to an employee over a course of a year, it is very small,” Challenger told the Post. “It’s not going to show up in any type of macroeconomic data.” Then why do the story? Well one, because any major…

Linked – Saudi Twitter users urged to expose Qatar sympathisers
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Linked – Saudi Twitter users urged to expose Qatar sympathisers

I don’t normally go getting political online, but I just wanted to point out that this is what it looks like when a government decides certain speech can’t be tolerated. If you live in the US and are sad that our government allows speech that you don’t happen to like, and doesn’t punish people for…

Linked – MailChimp and Others Should Penalize Cold Emails
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Linked – MailChimp and Others Should Penalize Cold Emails

This caught my interest – Let’s penalize cold emails. If a recipient chooses, “I never signed up for this mailing list,” I think MailChimp and other email providers should penalize the sender, too. Maybe not with the voracity they penalize under the “this is spam” response, but if you are cold emailing (sending emails to…

Linked – Preventing Data Loss When Employees Leave
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Linked – Preventing Data Loss When Employees Leave

Trust me, I’ve worked in the corporate legal world and been involved in enough cases of accused IP theft to know that this is true, and is a huge deal. “According to Osterman Research’s “Best Practices for Protecting Your Data When Employees Leave Your Company”, 69 percent of organizations have experienced data loss from employee…

Linked – Why Amazon’s New Social Media Site Should Not Be Ignored
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Linked – Why Amazon’s New Social Media Site Should Not Be Ignored

I suppose this was inevitable, but does the world really need a social network for shopping? “Amazon Spark has one big advantage over Instagram. That’s because its e-commerce component is integrated directly into the social feed. Instagram can’t compete with that. In fact, Spark users can shop on Amazon without even leaving the social site.”…