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#EUdatathon2017: join the first webinar on 28.9!

Webinars

Public Consultation on the Review of the Directive on the Re-Use of Public Sector Information (PSI Directive)

Digital economy and society

Privacy

N-Lex - Legislative Databases of EU Member States - Homepage

N-Lex offers a single entry point to national law databases in individual EU countries.<p>Choose one of the countries below to search for legal acts or …

European News

AI Software Juggles Probabilities to Learn from Less Data - MIT Technology Review

Machine learning is becoming extremely powerful, but it requires extreme amounts of data.<p>You can, for instance, train a deep-learning algorithm to …

‘Contract Tools’ Is A Toolkit for Reviewing Complex Contracts in Word

Any job is made easier by having the right tools. That’s the idea behind Contract Tools, a Microsoft Word for Windows add-in designed to provide …

Web Development

Case List

* Crowd case predictions are based on aggregating case-level predictions, not Justice-level predictions. This may result in the Justice split …

Judiciary

Hack for Sweden växer med nya samarbeten – Hack for Sweden

2017 står 25 myndigheter bakom tävlingen Hack for Sweden som fortsätter att växa. Uppgiften för deltagarna är att lösa samhällsutmaningar med hjälp …

IEEE puts out a first draft guide for how tech can achieve ethical AI design

One of the barriers standing in the way of ethically designed AI systems that benefit humanity as a whole, and avoid the pitfalls of embedded algorithmic biases, is the tech industry’s lack of ownership and responsibility for ethics, according to technical professional association, the IEEE.<p>The …

Regeringen stödjer Hack for Sweden

Regeringen har idag beslutat om att stödja nästa års Hack for Sweden. SMHI kommer att leda projektet och får disponera 500 000 kronor under 2016. …

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Internet of Things | www.semantic-web

Call for papers: Special Issue on<p>Internet of Things<p>Solving Internet of Things Challenges with Semantic Web Technologies<p>Current developments on the …

Internet of Things

Smart Contracts and the Role of Lawyers (Part 2) – About “Code is Law”

In my previous post I described how “smart contracts” are not really contracts in the comprehensive or strict sense of the term as understood and …

Bitcoin

How Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage Invented the World’s First Computer: An Illustrated Adventure in Footnotes and Friendship

The story of how an improbable pair forever changed our horizons of the possible.<p>In 1843, <b>Ada Lovelace</b> — the only legitimate child of the poet Lord Byron — translated a scientific paper by Italian military engineer Luigi Menabrea titled <i>Sketch of an Analytical Engine</i>, adding seven footnotes to it. …

Literature

Peer to Peer Magazine - Summer 2016

Peer-to-peer

”Advokatrobotar” gör det billigare och lättare att få juridisk hjälp

”Do not pay” är namnet på en chattrobot utvecklad av den 19-årige studenten Joshua Browder. Den hjälper människor i London och New York att överklaga …

3 Tips For Using Data Analytics In Your Law Firm

If you follow any legal technology blogs, no doubt the concept of “big data” for law firms has popped up a few times. That’s because more and more …

Applying Data Science to the Supreme Court: Topic Modeling Over Time with NMF (and a D3.js bonus)

Data Science

alt.legal: Can Computers Beat Humans At Law?

If artificial intelligence (AI) can beat the greatest strategy champions at their own games, will it reach a point where it can beat a lawyer at the …

Law