• Here’s more from Mark A. Cohan on the hookup between rules-based chatbot “Billy” and LISA, an AI tool powered by Neota Logic. The benefits regarding access to justice are especially interesting.

 

  • Singapore continues to punch way above its weight re AI, and legal AI in particular. According to Artificial Lawyer, “Singapore’s Academy of Law has launched a Future Law Innovation Programme (FLIP), to promote the adoption and development of legal tech, including the use of AI.”

 

  • The US House has unanimously approved a proposal to speed the deployment of self-driving cars. This does not cover trucks, and it loosens some state regulations already in place. Some groups are criticizing the safety restrictions, especially provisions for enforcement of those provisions.

 

  • Bryan Cave is asking associates how the firm should prepare for the coming changes to the industry. Cool.

 

  • This large international study by Capgemini shows that corporations implementing AI are, on average, experiencing 10% revenue growth directly attributable to AI, that AI is leading to the creation of more and more interesting jobs, and that AI is not generally having a net negative impact on employment.

 

  • IBM announced it will spend $240 million over the next decade to fund a new AI research lab at the MIT.