• Here’s an interesting interview of Jones Day partner Bob Kanter about AI and individual and corporate data privacy. (Including issues with US companies doing business abroad, such as the GDPR.) He also briefly discusses the impact of AI on IP and on discrimination in hiring (‘disparate impact’).

 

  • From Legal IT Professionals: “Holland & Knight … has deployed Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to improve H&K’s delivery of legal services through increased efficiency and new capabilities. … ‘Securing a client of the calibre of Holland & Knight is evidence that the opening of Luminance’s first North American headquarters in Chicago last month is paying off.’ said Emily Foges, Luminance CEO.”

 

  • Here are a few more predictions about AI in 2018, including less hype and more substance, and a lot more funding.

 

  • AI has finally mastered no-limit Texas hold’em, the most popular form of poker. Science has a very technical article on the subject.