February 2010

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Who moved my mouse?

February 18, 2010

For several hours now I’ve been using a little Java applet called Mousepath that tracks your mouse movements over a single screen. The lines represent the drag, the black circles represent the mouse at rest (the larger the circle, the longer pause), and the white circles represent clicks. It’s an interesting diagram to me because [...]

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What is a mouse? (Pt. 2)

February 16, 2010

From Techcrunch, a link to 10/GUI, a concept video for touch-based interaction that reconceives our traditional keyboard + mouse combination and overlapping windows UI. What is interesting to me about the UI portion of the video is how much it reminds me of sites like Lumifi that use horizontal tabbing to change the way information [...]

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Attorneys, plagiarism & professional development.

February 14, 2010

I recently had the displeasure of having to talk to a partner of a well-known firm about a publication they produced, posted as part of their online collections, and used as part of client development. The problem? The partner had signed off on a document that substantially copied and borrowed from one of our publications [...]

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What is a mouse?

February 9, 2010

I’m sure that readers of this blog have already thought this, so forgive me if I’m a bit slow, but with the release of the Apple iPad, it finally struck me that in my lifetime one of my employees will actually say: What is a mouse? At that moment, I will think of tube socks, [...]

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Gladwell, Sanders & Craig: LTNY 2010 Last Keynote in Tweets

February 3, 2010

The last keynote presentation at LegalTech 2010, titled The New Convergence of Intelligence, Intuition, and Information, featured Malcolm Gladwell (author of Outliers, Blink, and The Tipping Point), Dr. Lisa Sanders (Internist, NYT Columnist, and author), and David Craig (Chief Strategery Officer for Thomson Reuters). Below is a curated and edited collection of live tweets by [...]

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EXCLUSIVE: WestlawNext “Flash” Review

February 2, 2010

Well, my embargo has finally lifted, and I’m happy to be reporting on the newest extension of Thomson Reuters Legal’s (TRL) WestlawNext artificial intelligence technology, the WestlawNext “Flash.” Honestly, after having been able to spend a couple of weeks with this objet d’art, I have been blown away. And if you get a chance to [...]

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