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October 2009

Technology Makes Perseverance Much Easier

Perseverance has always been a key differentiator between those who succeed and those who don’t.  Achievement can be like a drip of water.  A drip can become a puddle, which can become a stream, then a river and even a canyon. 

It occurred to me the other day that technology makes perseverance much easier.  Instead of a large number of large things that need to be accomplished in order to make things happen, technology makes success much more accessible.  Technology now ties achievement to the accomplishments of a large number of little things made easier.

What’s wrong with the Merits? How Gamesmanship Has Taken Over the Courtroom

There is a lot of talk these days about how large corporations have essentially taken over Washington, DC.  The little guy has no “access” to the political machine.  Many are asking “what good is a right to vote when corporations are pouring millions of dollars into the campaigns of those we vote for?”

The same problem that exists in Washington, DC is often replicated across America’s courtrooms.

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The Law of Unintended Consequences

I wonder if airlines realize that when they started charging $20 for checking every bag that everyone would start carrying on their bags on to the airplane?  Let's face it, the overhead bins just aren't big enough to handle the luggage of all those people who simply don't want to pay that fee.

Great Resource for Copyright Lawyers

As you know, we run, a Pligg site for law.  We have created more legal  categories than any other site out there.  Check out the category for Copyright Law, a great resource for copyright lawyers and copyright owners.  Over 100 other categories of legal content, including some irreverent one, will inform and amuse you.  Feel free to submit your great content or vote on your favorites ...