• Suffolk Law School to Offer Online Certificate in Legal Innovation and Technology.” Impressive faculty.

 

  • Sarah Williamson “commercial and technology” partner at Boyes Turner has this to say about AI and the need to get ready for the GDPR.

 

  • AI you can use: I have personally witnessed law firm IT departments strain under the burden of clients requiring security assessments. It seems no two are the same, and each requires substantial effort. Today, “Privva launch AutoAssess – AI to assist law firm responses to client security assessments.”

 

  • This piece does a good job explaining the need for and rise of Chief Knowledge Officers in law firms.

 

  • Here’s a history of eDiscovery and a look at how it is impacting lawyers’ jobs.

 

  • “The legal minefield presented by US copyright law also forces artificial intelligence researchers to resort to low-hanging, biased databases to train their algorithms.“ This is a provocative post.

 

  • “Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP announced the addition of the machine-learning contract analysis solution Kira to their suite of innovative technologies.”

 

  • More potential for AI IP and transactional legal work, this time in MEA.

 

  • The subject of AI Ethics is hard/complicated. This post gets into the nitty gritty as it reviews the most thorough study of the subject to-date.

 

  • In a very interesting development, Toyota is working on cars that not only use AI to drive (or assist in driving), but also use AI to carry on general conversation with the driver and offer suggestions along the way. This is a fascinating post.

 

  • Sony is getting all cuddly as it promotes its reinvigorated interest in AI.