iPhone’s new ‘assistant’ a reminder of e-discovery beyond keywords.

You’ve heard, by now, that Apple’s newest phone will include Siri, “virtual assistant” technology. Voice commands have been around for awhile, but Apple is, arguably, opening the technology to everyday, wide-scale use. Which is just a reminder: keywords aren’t always the best way to find things. In a world where audio and video are becoming commonplace, the evidence you need …

Quick e-discovery thoughts on today’s Facebook announcements

Watching Mark Zuckerberg and Andy Samberg introduce Facebook’s new “timeline” feature, only one thought springs to mind: E-discovery will have to change all over again. They timeline is a new profile feature that allows you to document your life. Moreover, Facebook introduced new “open map” features that allow you to share “casual” information in a stream. Both have profound implications …

FreshXperts Roundtable Slides

Thanks for participating! My FreshXperts Slides are here; please let me know if you have any other questions about the materials we covered.

Procurement Slides

Thank you for attending yesterday’s presentation! My slides are in .pdf format here. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me, via the information on the right! Some of the sites mentioned: klout.com flowtown.com(Update: flowtown seems to have changed business models; I am searching for a good replacement). govtwit.com (seems to be having problems this morning). cazoodle

Whitehead to speak at UCM Procurement Conference

Jonathan R. Whitehead is scheduled to speak at the 2011 Small Business Federal Procurement Conference at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, co-sponsored by Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, the Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers and the Small Business & Technology Development Center. Whitehead will speak on Social Media, examining new tools, as well as common legal and policy …

Whitehead to lead social media roundtable for produce industry leaders.

Attorney Jonathan R. Whitehead has been invited to lead a roundtable discussion for produce industry leaders on June 9, 2011. The discussion, hosted via video conference by produce consultancy [FreshXperts] [FX], is designed to give leaders an overview of social media’s power and pitfalls. FreshXperts advises produce companies, distributors and retailers on a wide variety of issues, including traceability, visibility …

Facebook unfriends Mark Zuckerberg, Esq.

While social media is a valuable tool, remember that these “free” services aren’t exactly public utilities. Ask Mark Zuckerberg. No, not that Mark Zuckerberg, the other one. “Isn’t there only one,” you ask? Meet [Mark S. Zuckerberg, Esq.] [], Indiana bankruptcy attorney. According to the LA Times, Zuckerberg has plummeted in Google searches, and disappeared from Facebook, with the rise …