• In big AI new yesterday, IBM announced an AI system that can debate humans, and do it pretty well. “Through the IBM Cloud, the computer scanned billions of sentences to generate a coherent and persuasive position on the various topics. The machine then listens to its opponent’s speech and generates what IBM claims is a

  • READ THIS from Helen Gunnarsson of the ABA via Bloomberg Law, reporting on the panel, “Ethics Issues in Lawyers’ Use of Artificial Intelligence,” that took place May 31 at the 44th ABA National Conference on Professional Responsibility in Louisville: Billable Hour ‘Makes No Sense’ in an AI World. “The panelists provided examples of how the

  • I’ve posted quite a few things about AI tech that seem to ACI-fi to be true, but this is easily the most far-fetched. I’ve found this on a half dozen sited, includingdirectly from MIT. And none were posted on April Fools Day. Believe it or not, AlterEgo: A Personalized Wearable Silent Speech Interface. More here

  • Another service provider ↔ university partnership is shaping up in the UK: “Legal business DWF is set to launch a Knowledge Transfer Partnership, in conjunction with the University of Manchester, which will see the business further invest in and strengthen its proposition in the realms of legal tech, machine learning and AI to enhance service

  • These are solid for any marketer, even legal! “Get Smarter With Artificial Intelligence: 11 Ways Marketers Can Leverage AI.” (Nadja Blagojevic of Axoim even participated.)
  • Artificial Lawyer reports that Pittsburgh-based legal AI doc review provider “LegalSifter has secured $1.86 million in funding from venture capital fund Birchmere Ventures and several high-net-worth individuals.”