• AI news from Manzama: Manzama Signals is ready for prime time. “Manzama Signals is our newest innovation designed to help firms leapfrog the competition by using proprietary algorithms to identify activities or indicators that may signal opportunities for law firms thereby helping legal professionals to better act upon opportunities. Signals employs data driven models to

  • Here are some interesting reasons that AI won’t completely replace humans in areas such as negotiation. There may be some long term hope for lawyers!
  • As Big Data gets bigger and bigger, law firms and law schools are hiring more privacy experts. Here are some examples from Baker Hostetler, Panetta & Associati Law Firm,

  • Here’s a big milestone that should impact the practice and business of law. Microsoft’s speech recognition can now transcribe human speech with a 5.1% error rate — the same error rate as humans. There are still challenges, “such as achieving human levels of recognition in noisy environments with distant microphones, in recognizing accented speech, or

  • 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