Must Read: If you’re especially interested in blockchain or just want to learn what it’s all about, read this fresh report from McKinsey & Co.: Blockchain beyond the hype: What is the strategic business value? (The interactive infographics are outstanding.) “Blockchain was a priority topic at Davos; a World Economic Forum survey suggested that 10

  • White paper from the World Economic Forum: Artificial Intelligence Collides with Patent Law. ” …(T)he risks borne by AI require further timely dialogue on critical implicated patent law issues among patent law’s relevant actors (e.g. legislators, judges, academics, practitioners) and  stakeholders (e.g. scientists, entrepreneurs, investors, technologists), as well as with nonpatent professionals from diverse backgrounds

  • Implementation of the GDPR is only a couple of months away, so from Healthcare IT News, here’s “Europe’s GDPR privacy law is coming: Here’s what US health orgs need to know.”
  • “GE Inks Legal Outsourcing Deal With UnitedLex, Eying Big Savings.” UnitedLex says the agreement will help GE shave 30 percent off its

  • It’s great to see 2018 start off without any of the AI hype that we saw in 2017. By the way, I noticed these stories this morning (italics mine):

– Google CEO Sundar Pichai said Friday on MSNBC, “AI is one of the most important things that humanity is working on. It’s more profound