• Later this month, Elexirr will hold a man (lawyer) vs. machine (AI) competition to see who’s best at predicting the success of complaints to The Financial Ombudsman Service. This link includes a link to register to compete.

 

  • AI doesn’t just analyze and predict, it can create art, music, prose, news stories and more. This post is a good overview of creative AI and the relevant copyright considerations.

 

  • Intraspexion does “preventative law with AI.” I enjoyed this quote from Richard Susskind re their founder’s 2015 book, Preventing Litigation: An Early Warning System to Get Big Value Out of Big Data:  “As a lawyer or client, if you prefer a fence at the top of a cliff to an ambulance at the bottom, this insightful book is essential reading.”

 

  • This interesting interview with Malcolm Frank presents his division of AI in business into three categories: 1) digitizing the customer experience, 2) creating smart products through digital extension, and 3) robotic processes behind the scenes. He mentions JP Morgan’s COIN contracts technology.

 

  • HT to Ron Friedmann for reposting this piece on the role of KM in an AI world by Nick Milton at Knoco stories .

 

  • If you’re new to AI, you’ll benefit from this: “12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know.”

 

  • Here’s a fun and interesting infographic presenting lots of stats about AI. “3 Powerful Ways How to Use Artificial Intelligence in Your Content Marketing.”

 

  • Microsoft is intent on moving beyond narrow/vertical AI to general AI. They now have 8000 employees in the group focused on that goal. For instance, they’re partnering with Chinese search engine Baidu re self-driving cars.

 

  • Speaking of Microsoft, here’s an interesting/scary thought. Their CEO says it will be up to the tech giants to define ethics in the age of AI.

 

  • This post presents the AI vision of IBM (aka, “Watson”) CEO Ginni Rometty.