You can use this Regular Expression search to find the first instance where two words repeat one after the other in any text:


(\b\w+\b)(?=.*\b\1\b)




Well this isn’t the tip most relevant to litigation support that I have posted, but this is my fourth night on vacation in Spain so please be patient with me.


One of the neat things the Google Translate app does is to superimpose a translation into English over writing shown on some object you point your camera on.


So if you have a package like this and don’t know what it says:




. . . open the app, click on the camera icon, and then aim for a portion of the object where lines appear together in the frame. You will get a readable image like this:






If you buy a laptop in Europe, and plan to also use it later on back home in the United States keep in mind that you may need a converter. The American grid is set for 110 volts, whereas most European countries have a 220 volt system. Some laptops will come with dual power adapters that will work in both regions.


Converters can also be bought separately.







Sean O'Shea has more than 15 years of experience in the litigation support field with major law firms in New York and San Francisco.   He is an ACEDS Certified eDiscovery Specialist and a Relativity Certified Administrator.

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