Some tech innovations seem great, until you try to use them in the real world. Exhibit A is the QR Code.
And Exhibit B would be the effort in New Orleans to “save Ladder 5.” If Ladder 5 doesn’t get saved we can probably blame QR Codes.
They say you don’t remember much until you’re about 5 years old. I remember the day after my 5th birthday perfectly: I was in school and then suddenly we all had to leave because someone had shot the President.
I also remember that I loved Josephine more than my mother.
It’s that time of the year for lawyers in Louisiana.
The time when they’re scouting out the best place to get their mandatory Louisiana CLE credit. Some go to a procrastinator’s seminar. And they get CLE credit, but not much else. Most CLE seminars are designed to fail.
Stephen Gillers is a legal ethics expert, and the other day on his blog he asked “if pervasive use of social media may actually be harmful to some practices?”
News flash: social media is a tool, and not every human being will use it effectively—including Professor Gillers (as we shall see in a bit).