Beginning today, this blog will no longer cover cybersecurity or blockchain per se. There’s just too much out there for me to do justice to AI and blockchain (including cryprocurrencies). I will continue to include news about blockchain that is directly AI-related. At the same time, I will redouble my efforts to cover access

  • I like the infographic AI Knowledge Map above. Here’s an explanation of the elements.
  • “The sixth annual Clio Cloud Conference held a talk with lawyers about how artificial intelligence and blockchain-based technologies can be used by firms of various sizes to become more cost and time efficient.” Summary by Victoria Hudgins here.

 

  • Eversheds Sutherland has issued a legal alert, “Legal Alert: Insurance Topics We Will Be Watching in 2018.” Among the targets, regulators “…focusing heavily on potential risks related to accelerated underwriting and the use of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in insurance, including trying to determine how these issues fit into existing regulatory structures.”

 

  • Later this month, Elexirr will hold a man (lawyer) vs. machine (AI) competition to see who’s best at predicting the success of complaints to The Financial Ombudsman Service. This link includes a link to register to compete.
  • AI doesn’t just analyze and predict, it can create art, music, prose, news stories and more. This