• In this video, Ropes & Gray’s Ed Black, discusses the changing values of IP, largely driven by the importance of AI and, in turn, its reliance on Big Data. Interesting read.

 

 

  • More on the “threat” of AI: according to a July report from Harvard’s Belfer Center reported in today’s Washington Times, “the range of coming advanced AI weapons include: robot assassins, superfast cyber attack machines, driverless car bombs and swarms of small explosive kamikaze drones.” Especially worrisome is the degree to which these technologies “give weak states and non-state actors access to a type of long-range precision strike capability.” The report includes 11 recommendations for blunting the threats.

 

  • This lengthy paper by Michal S. Gal discusses, among other things, the legal implications of ceding some of our autonomous choice to AI. It is summarized in this post from the University of Oxford Faculty of Law.