- This discussion of “Cyber security and AI predictions 2018” from Information Age is very relevant to law firms. It discusses the many motivations, vectors and targets involved. AI is mentioned as a necessary defense mechanism (as well as potential miscreant).
- If you’re looking for a very brief intro to AI and its application to legal work, you can’t do much better than this short piece from Thomson Reuters. And here’s a VERY similar piece from Above the Law.
- From Artificial Lawyer, “Global Insurer Allianz Picks Predictice For AI-Driven Litigation Prediction.” Predictice also has several major law firms as clients.
- From Foley: “Will the Sharing Economy Extend to Automotive Patents?” Much of what is discussed is AI-related.
- From Peter Darling via JD Supra, “3 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Law Firm Email in 2018.” (It’s about ZERO’s product offering, but still useful.)
- Governments involved in AI:
– US (from Sheppard Mullin): Seeking foreign investors for your tech startup? Congress says, “not so fast.”
– France to vet takeovers of firms in data and artificial intelligence.
– “Europe plans to spend €1 billion on supercomputers as it looks to keep pace with the US and China.” “…to develop technologies such as artificial intelligence and build the future’s everyday applications in areas like health, security or engineering.”
- From CES:
– I love this: a security camera that, to protect your privacy, looks away when you get home.
– This article discusses the ways tech being presented at CES may impact the insurance industry. “2018 is another year for further disruption in the insurance industry. It seems that most personal consumer tech can become an InsurTech that can change how we purchase and use insurance going forward.”
– AIcorrect Translator from Babel Technology in Beijing is getting attention. “It supports real-time mutual translation in multiple situations between Chinese/English and 30 other languages, including Japanese, Korean, Thai, French, Russian and Spanish, major languages like English are further divided into accents. The translation quality reaches as high as 96%.”
- I have previously mentioned several of Stanford’s AI endeavors. Now, we have their “One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence (AI100).” From that report: “10 Charts That Will Change Your Perspective On Artificial Intelligence’s Growth.” In addition to the compelling graphs, there a lot of interesting background data.