Archive for the “Artificial intelligence” category

Big Tech and AI in 2017

By Nick Holmes on February 9, 2018

I recently posted a review of What we learned in 2017 on Internet Newsletter for Lawyers. Here are my bits from it and a few extracts from contributors. It has been apparent for some time that the biggest tech companies, (…)

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Robot lawyers (again)

By Nick Holmes on September 5, 2017

In the July issue of Internet Newsletter for Lawyers Casey Flaherty forcefully makes the case against the hype surrounding AI and robots in legal, particularly by vendors talking up their own offerings. He is also somewhat sensitive to those who (…)

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Robots and the law

By Nick Holmes on April 30, 2017

My latest article for Internet Newsletter for Lawyers.

We need to stop talking about AI

By Nick Holmes on December 16, 2015

This article first appeared in Legal Web Watch December 2015. In a controversial 2003 article in the Harvard Business Review and a follow-up book with the same title, technology writer Nicholas Carr asked “Does IT Matter?” IT had become a (…)

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DIG it

By Nick Holmes on February 3, 2008

Further to my last post, here’s a Proposed Compromise in respect of Digital Rights vs. Copyright Enforcement based on “a little education, a little guilt, and a little fear”. The proposer, K Krasnow Waterman, is an independent consultant, advising or (…)

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