Read this from Mark A. Cohen: Clients Need Legal Services But Not Necessarily Lawyers.
Olga V. Mack penned this: A Perfectly Imperfect Marriage: Blockchain And Open Source. “The blockchain industry has not been very attentive to the selection of licenses used for their projects. It’s time for that to change.”
If you’re a student of AI you should at least skim through this summary of MIT’s recent Platform Strategy Summit. It presents an excellent overview of the state of AI (and a bit of blockchain) from academic and business perspectives (even Thomson Reuters). “Most corporate app development effort today is spent on keeping things
It’s easy to make long term predictions, largely because it’s so rare for anyone to go back and see how you did. In this post, (The Long View of Legal Innovation) Ron Friedmann goes back 15 years to take a look at his own prognostications. Some of it was pretty obvious (“change
This news was WIDELY covered yesterday. Google has developed a “computer assistant (called ‘Google Duplex’) that makes convincingly human-sounding phone calls.” You should definitely check out the video. The system is not yet as refined as the video makes it seem; still, the implications (including legal) are serious and far-reaching. Representative coverage here and
Here’s an interesting news site from the Legal Innovation Centre at Ulster University; lots of Legal Tech news.
“Zero” is a new AI-driven email service for law firms. From their home page: “Zero uses state of the art A.I. technologies to make attorneys more productive and provide custom e-mail usage experience for the
I’ve been predicting for a while that law firms will begin using tools like Automated Insights (WordSmith) and Narrative Science (Quill) to draft client alerts and other market-facing material. WordSmith already generates more than 1.5 billion pieces of content per year for clients including Microsoft, The Associated Press, Cisco, Yahoo, and PwC. Now comes Primer