Posts Tagged ‘artificial intelligence’

Definitional Starting Points: Word2vec and Convolutional Neural Network

Definitional Starting Points: Word2vec and Convolutional Neural Network

Based on recent legal technology announcements highlighting two important but sparingly used terms (Word2vec and Convolutional Neural Network), the following “starting points” are provided for a definitional overview of these terms along with additional links for context and reference.


Casetext Closes $12m Funding Round

Casetext Closes $12m Funding Round

In one of the legal technology industry’s largest-ever funding rounds, US crowdsourced legal research platform Casetext has closed a $12m Series B funding round in order to expand the capabilities of its AI-backed automated research assistant CARA and build up its platform and business.


A.I. Is Doing Legal Work. But It Won’t Replace Lawyers, Yet.

A.I. Is Doing Legal Work. But It Won’t Replace Lawyers, Yet.

Impressive advances in artificial intelligence technology tailored for legal work have led some lawyers to worry that their profession may be Silicon Valley’s next victim. But recent research and even the people working on the software meant to automate legal work say the adoption of A.I. in law firms will be a slow, task-by-task process.


How AI Is Transforming the Workplace

How AI Is Transforming the Workplace

AI is also beginning to help managers peer into personal aspects of job performance that used to be left up to managers’ instincts and observations.


Lawyers’ Job Security in a Near Future World of AI

Lawyers’ Job Security in a Near Future World of AI

Does the inevitable triumph of AI robots over human reason and logic mean that the legal profession is doomed? Will Watson be the next generation’s lawyer of choice? Ralph Losey does not think so and shares his thoughts on this important topic.


A Critical Shift in Thinking About AI and Big Data

A Critical Shift in Thinking About AI and Big Data

Putting aside the dystopian views that sensationalize AI, bright prospects are ahead for corporations that embrace this transition to new ways of thinking. However, to make the leap, some radical adjustments in the ways of working are necessary.


The Great A.I. Awakening

The Great A.I. Awakening

The phrase “artificial intelligence” is invoked as if its meaning were self-evident, but it has always been a source of confusion and controversy.


How Companies Are Benefiting from “Lite” Artificial Intelligence

How Companies Are Benefiting from “Lite” Artificial Intelligence

The good news is that the early dividends from AI are already within reach of most midsize companies as they look for ways to expand their digital boundaries.


Why AI Is the New Power Fuel of the Enterprise

Why AI Is the New Power Fuel of the Enterprise

By 2018, Gartner predicts machines will author 20 percent of all business content, and by the end of 2018, customer digital assistants will be able to recognize us by face and voice across different channels.


An Open Mind? Considering the OpenText Acquisition of Recommind

An Open Mind? Considering the OpenText Acquisition of Recommind

The acquisition appears to be one that will provide OpenText with advanced analytics technology and expertise that can be used to expand the capabilities of its enterprise information management solutions (integration over time) and to immediately enhance its current offering portfolio (addition of Recommind offerings).


Artificial Intelligence Promises to Lighten Our Boring Workloads

Artificial Intelligence Promises to Lighten Our Boring Workloads

Machine learning and artificial intelligence have until now helped enhance and improve our knowledge and understanding, making work more efficient while cutting out menial and dull work.


Legal Technology Innovation Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

Legal Technology Innovation Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


Machine Learning In The Cloud: How It Can Help You Right Now

Machine Learning In The Cloud: How It Can Help You Right Now

So what’s the bottom line with machine learning and the cloud? There is actual value there for businesses, if correctly applied. Enterprises looking for applications for this technology may find that, in some cases, machine learning could be a game-changer for the business.


First BigLaw Firm Will Use AI in Bankruptcy Practice

First BigLaw Firm Will Use AI in Bankruptcy Practice

With the support of Watson’s cognitive computing and natural language processing capabilities, lawyers ask ROSS their research question in natural language, as they would a person, then ROSS reads through the law, gathers evidence, draws inferences and returns highly relevant, evidence-based candidate answers.


Blockchain Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

Blockchain Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


eDiscovery Market Size Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

eDiscovery Market Size Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


EDna Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

EDna Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


When will AI and NLP actually turn Siri into your best friend?

When will AI and NLP actually turn Siri into your best friend?

We’re at the start of yet another software revolution. Things we take for granted — the graphical user interface (GUI) and the app — are becoming extinct, and conversational interfaces are fast becoming the new norm.


ACEDS Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

ACEDS Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


How Smart Technology Will Shake Up the Workplace

How Smart Technology Will Shake Up the Workplace

While its potential impact on ROI is astonishing, smart tech also promises to profoundly transform workplace cultures and staffing strategies, findings reveal.


Predictive Coding Issue: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

Predictive Coding Issue: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


Panama Papers Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

Panama Papers Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


A Short History Of Deep Learning — Everyone Should Read

A Short History Of Deep Learning -- Everyone Should Read

Deep learning is a topic that is making big waves at the moment. It is basically a branch of machine learning (another hot topic) that uses algorithms to e.g. recognize objects and understand human speech.


Considering the Cloud: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.