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This blog covers topics related to finding legal information on the Internet, especially North American, and the technology lawyers use to find and organize information.

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  • Taking Stock

    I do a lot of things from habit, moving from one thing to the next almost by rote. One can forget to stop every so often and look around and say, “what else can I improve while I’m here?” Over the last year, I had a number of opportunities to reflect on this as I was plugging away at an accessibilit … Read more »

  • A Precarious Position

    Leadership requires patience. Some things will take years to unfold. That’s the job. If you’re good at it, and circumstances allow, you’ll see your strategy work out. For more than a decade, I have kept watch for opportunities to make my staff positions less precarious. Fortunately, it’s been workin … Read more »

  • The Curated Self

    We’re engaging in holiday merriment. That’s what it’s called and you will be merry. I was asked to provide a favorite song for the work-related festivities. It’s funny how such a small request can be so difficult. We want to and are encouraged by other professionals to engage in social media and sha … Read more »

  • Transparency on OBS Studio

    I went live during a work meeting with my first attempt at using non-verbal phrases. One thing I’ve discovered is that you can chroma key – green or blue screen – any input into the Open Broadcaster Software Studio. This creates a lot of flexibility that I hadn’t imagined, since I can now stack inpu … Read more »

  • QR Codes for Pandemic and Cancellations

    A book is on the shelf or it is off the shelf. And then there are all of the exceptions. I was struck by a story about a New York high school librarian who had placed QR codes on the covers of books. The goal was to eliminate handling but still to encourage student book browsing. Now, QR codes aren’ … Read more »