Coming May 23, 2008 to Fat Friday:
Ideas for Better CLE; Microsoft's File Formats; TrialDirector and IPRO Tip; Krehel Tribute; Dell's Two PCs in One
By Brent Blanchard, Heather Hoganson, James MacMillan, Yvonne Renfrew, & Edward Schoenecker
In this issue of Fat Friday, Heather Hoganson shares her thoughts on CLE courses, Brent Blanchard explains why he thinks Microsoft is guilty of restraint of trade practices, Edward Schoenecker walks through the steps for importing an IPRO file into TrialDirector, Yvonne Renfrew reminisces about CaseMap co-founder Greg Krehel, and James MacMillan discusses his experience ordering from Dell.
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Microsoft emails Blender
Microsoft has just approached the Blender guys, and I would assume have or will approach other FOSS projects since we learn that Microsoft has assigned a guy to work with Open Source projects, with a request for information on how to make Blender run better on Windows...
Oops Microsoft Stumbles Again: Older File Formats Disabled in Office 2003 Service Pack 3
Slashdot is reporting that Microsoft has disabled support for many older file formats with the installation of Service Pack 3 in this post.
Are Apple ads hurting Microsoft's brand
CNET's Beyond Binary blog considers whether Apple's "I'm a Mac" ads have hurt Microsoft's brand: A new ranking of global brands shows Microsoft's reputation sinking in recent years...
Catchin' up w/ the in-box: * Ipro Tech had to write a big check ($246,470) to settle claims that it had unlicensed copies of Adobe, Microsoft, and Symantec software, but CEO Jim King says his organization takes the full blame...
DTI Adds IPRO eReview to Suite of Review Services
The final tribute to my dad
The service for my dad on Monday was well attended, and there were many wonderful tributes delivered by some of the adults. But, the best tribute was the one composed by my 14-year-old niece, Christina, who lives in Panama...
"A Strategy for Openness: Enhancing E-Records Access in New York State"
Remember the New York State group that was told to investigate longterm storage needs in government and ODF/OOXML? The report is now published, "A Strategy for Openness: Enhancing E-Records Access in New York State"...
A tribute to Lessig
At launch of Larry Lessig's latest book, Remix, this "extraordinary" video by Robert Greenwald was played: (Michael - I hope you enjoyed this tribute.)
Anacomp and IPRO Announce Strategic Technology Alliance to Streamline E-Discovery Workflow
SAN DIEGO, CA, AND PHOENIX, AZ, FEBRUARY 6, 2008 - Anacomp® Inc., a leading business process solutions company, and IPRO Tech, Inc., an innovative leader in e-Discovery software, today announced a joint technology alliance in which Anacomp will integrate IPRO's eCapture software application into its CaseLogistix® litigation support solution...
Does anyone happen to have a contact telephone number for Dell Computer's legal department
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Dell managed to ship my new laptop somewhere into the ether, and I've been trying to get a replacement computer shipped to me in an expedited manner. I have now spent over 90 minutes today trying to get someone with authority to ship my computer to the address that I had specified (our home address), rather than the mythical one to which Dell apparently shipped the first order...