My favorite new phrases this week: “A.I. Anxiety,” and “Sex, Lies and A.I.”

  • If your firm has a capital markets practice or does IP, you should form an Artificial Intelligence Industry Team. There is much legal work being generated here and it is not going to slow down; maybe not in our lifetimes. Every one

Today’s post is a bit long as I catch up from a vacation. There’s good stuff below. As usual, the legal-specific info comes first, then general interest AI.

  • Very interesting: Ken Grady suggests that AI may eventually replace reputation (i.e., referrals, directories, etc.) as a way to find an attorney. I’m all for anything

  • Here’s a big milestone that should impact the practice and business of law. Microsoft’s speech recognition can now transcribe human speech with a 5.1% error rate — the same error rate as humans. There are still challenges, “such as achieving human levels of recognition in noisy environments with distant microphones, in recognizing accented speech, or

I expect a flood of interesting developments from ILTACON17 this week. I’ll do my best to focus on the essentials. I won’t post links to every press release (e.g.), only those with an interesting story or, IMHO, really breakthrough tech. (It’s still early Monday morning so there’s not yet much news from Vegas,