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Big Data Won't Make Juries Better

Actually, it could make them more malleable.<p>Trial by jury, among the most hallowed institutions of the U.S. justice system, can be biased and inequitable. But if you’re thinking that employing big data can make it better, think again.<p>Creating a jury is a fraught process on many levels. First, …

Big Data

Algorithms and the Rule of Law

The increasing prevalence of software in decision-making processes raises very important and urgent questions regarding how society protects …

How artificial intelligence has evolved over time

In the video above, we examine how artificial intelligence has evolved over time and will continue to grow as technology improves - from computer scientist John McCarthy first making reference to AI in 1956, to virtual assistants on our smartphones emerging in 2011 and more.<p>From gaming to virtual …

Artificial Intelligence

Ny journal samlar artiklar om AI och juridik

En ny eJournal sponsrad av Vanderbilt Law School, Artificial Intelligence - Law, Policy & Ethics, publicerar artiklar om "AI for law" och "law for …

ROSS AI Plus Wexis Outperforms Either Westlaw or LexisNexis Alone, Study Finds

ROSS Intelligence, the artificial intelligence legal research platform, outperforms Westlaw and LexisNexis in finding relevant authorities, in user …

Artificial Intelligence

AI’s Big Trade Secret

Why Algorithms are Worthless<p>Artificial Intelligence is on the rise, but (for a change) I’m not talking about the great AI panic of 2015. I’m talking …

Machine Learning

To Achieve Real Innovation, A.I. Must Survive the Hype

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>This post is written by the chairman of Seyfarth Shaw</i>.<p><b>By Stephen Poor, Chairman, Seyfarth Shaw</b><p>Over the holidays, I learned that my …

Which are the world's most influential languages?

What makes a language influential? Is it one with the most speakers? Or perhaps it's the language with the most economic influence? English has …

AI Is Transforming Google Search. The Rest of the Web Is Next

Yesterday, the 46-year-old Google veteran who oversees the company’s search engine, Amit Singhal, announced his retirement. And in short order, …

Automating Legal Advice: AI and Expert Systems

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>The author of this post is a legal technology and management consultant</i>.<p><b>By Ron Friedmann, Fireman & Company</b><p>In 2015, we regularly read …

British Library to put very big royal atlas online

The British Library in London is a quarter of the way through a major project to re-catalogue, digitise and conserve a 50,000-strong map collection …