Lawyers Are Drowning in Data. What Can They Do About It? “The ‘Why Lawyers Are Adopting AI Faster Than You’ panel at this year’s Legalweek will examine at how firms can use AI to find the needle in some pretty big data haystacks.” Link.
How far have smart speakers come? Amazon has 10000 employees dedicated to Alexa — here are some of the areas they’re working on. Speaking of Alexa: Amazon team taps millions of Alexa interactions to reduce NLP error rate. Story here. (Ask yours who will win the Super Bowl.)
Don’t miss this summary from Artificial Lawyer of CLOC’s London conference. It seems there was not a lot of completely fresh thinking presented, but the points smart folks have been making for a year were clearly and emphatically reiterated, and with CLOC’s clout behind them. The “demand-side” of our industry is taking control, and insisting
This discussion of “Cyber security and AI predictions 2018” from Information Age is very relevant to law firms. It discusses the many motivations, vectors and targets involved. AI is mentioned as a necessary defense mechanism (as well as potential miscreant).
If you’re looking for a very brief intro to AI and its application to
Benelux law firm Stibbe has posted a piece on “the impact of new technologies on our society and on how lawyers should be part of the innovation.” It includes discussion of: use of blockchain in trials, AI in the practice of law, and the need to teach lawyers about tech. Here’s a notable excerpt: “Lawyers