• Here’s a big milestone that should impact the practice and business of law. Microsoft’s speech recognition can now transcribe human speech with a 5.1% error rate — the same error rate as humans. There are still challenges, “such as achieving human levels of recognition in noisy environments with distant microphones, in recognizing accented speech, or speaking styles and languages for which only limited training data is available.” (Better, faster, cheaper.)

 

 

  • I’ve posted several times about the danger of autonomous AI-controlled weapons systems. This past weekend there were several posts on the subject and the possibility that a “hyperwar” might result. Musk and 100 other tech bosses are calling on the UN for a ban.

 

  • Here’s a fun doodle from Goggle today.