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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, …

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 …

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, …

Machine Learning

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 …

Bessere Rechtsetzung: Rat billigt Einigung mit dem EP und der Kommission

It’s too late to give machines ethics, they’re already beyond our control

Google’s Demis Hassabis suggests we can mitigate the dangers of artificial intelligence by instilling values, but even now it’s evolving for its own benefit, fed by our phones, drones and CCTV<p>Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and now Demis Hassabis of Google’s DeepMind have all warned of the dangers of …

Singularity

Your Lawyer May Soon Ask This AI-Powered App for Legal Help

Author: Davey Alba. Davey Alba Business<p>Date of Publication: 08.07.15.<p>Time of Publication: 9:00 am. 9:00 am<p>When Jimoh Ovbiagele was ten years old, his …

IBM Watson

What digital skills are essential to businesses if they want to exist in 10 years?

<b>More than 40% of small businesses in Europe do not have a website.</b> That’s a staggering figure when you consider how important the internet revolution …

The Hidden Bias of Science’s Universal Language

The vast majority of scientific papers today are published in English. What gets lost when other languages get left out?<p>Newton’s <i>Principia Mathematica</i> was written in Latin; Einstein’s first influential papers were written in German; Marie Curie’s work was published in French. Yet today, most …

With Judge Analytics, Ravel Law Starts To Judge The Judges

From murder and terrorism to patent conflicts and sexual discrimination lawsuits, courtrooms are home to some of the most important dramas in our society. While our top retailers can identify people who are pregnant weeks before even the consumer has realized it themselves, lawyers continue to …

FutureLaw | The State of the Art of Legal Technology Circa 2015

ISA²

Eurostat, together with ISA², develops and shares statistical and dissemination services.<p><i>"Geospatial and location services in eGovernment use ELISE,</i> …

IBM testet neues Konzept für Künstliche Intelligenz

<b>Ein eng am menschlichen Gehirn angelehntes Konzept soll Maschinen besser lernen lassen. Es stammt vom Palm-Gründer Jeff Hawkins – und weckt nach</b> …

Medieval Apps

How about this for a truism: a book is a book, and something that is not a book is not a book. This post will knock your socks off if you are …

Museum switches on historic computer

<b>A project to recreate one of Britain's pioneering computers has reached a key milestone.</b><p>The first recreated parts of the re-built Edsac machine have been switched on at The National Museum of Computing.<p>The Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator first ran in 1949 and was created to serve …

The Myth Of AI

<i>Author, Regenesis; Professor, Harvard University; Director, Personal Genome Project.</i><p>Thanks Jaron and John,<p>We are now growing at a pace that's fully …

International Journal of Legal Information Design

<b>International Journal of Legal Information Design is a new, refereed legal informatics journal</b>, being published by Inderscience.<p>Here is a description …

Georgetown Iron Tech Lawyer Competition, 23 April 2014: Video, storify, tweets, and resources

<b>The latest Georgetown Iron Tech Lawyer Competition was held 23 April 2014 at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC, USA.</b><p>Click here for …