There was very little real AI or blockchain news over the holidays, especially legal-related. But there was a plethora of posts reviewing 2018 and forecasting 2019 and beyond, so that’s the focus of this post. I suggest you skim these titles and then skim through the lists included in most of the posts; you’re likely

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

  • Yesterday’s keynote address by Senior Minister of State Indranee Rajah, Ministry of Law and Ministry of Finance, at the “Future Lawyering Conference 2017” in Singapore is definitely worth reading. He mentioned many recent uses of AI in the law (e.g., DoNotPay, COIN, Verifi, FLIP, ROSS) and concludes that, “(i)t is those lawyers who are able