March 2012

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ABA Tech Show: I’ll be blogging for Slaw.ca, not coleslaw.

March 26, 2012

By Jason Wilson So, after some internal debate, I’ve decided to post my very weighty thoughts about the ABA Tech Show and vendors on Slaw.ca. Honestly, I think this is a dangerous move on the part of Simon & Simon, not to be confused with Simon & Simon for those of you in the Lower 48. [...]

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Wait, who is attending this deposition?

March 26, 2012

By Jason Wilson I had a meeting with some very bright attorneys the other day, and during some idle chit-chat, they mentioned that they recently started using real-time transcriptions of deposition testimony and that opposing counsel had been using the web-feed component of the service as well. Two things came up almost immediately. First, they [...]

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Websites as sensors: some thoughts on marketing.

March 21, 2012

By Jason Wilson From Google Flu Trends: We have found a close relationship between how many people search for flu-related topics and how many people actually have flu symptoms. Of course, not every person who searches for “flu” is actually sick, but a pattern emerges when all the flu-related search queries are added together. We [...]

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Is Westlaw looking to turn Proview into a distribution platform?

March 14, 2012

By Jason Wilson Almost missed this line from last week’s announcement of the latest version of Westlaw’s Proview reader: Version 1.3, launched last week, allows users access content through a web browser, and lets publishers insert hyperlinks to the WestlawNext research service. I’ve looked at the release notes, and this isn’t stated anywhere, and it’s the [...]

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I’m Jason in a robot suit, and I’ll be at ABA Tech Show

March 9, 2012

By Jason Wilson It’s not confirmed yet, but I may be in a robot suit for Ben Stein’s key note. Why, you ask? Because the show is about technology and the future, and what says “technology” more than a robot? Exactly. Nothing. Now, speaking of Ben Stein speaking, the conference literature says that “Ben is [...]

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