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Artificial Intelligence and the Evolution of the Fractal Economy

Today, 2.5 exabytes of data are being produced daily. That number is expected to grow to 44 zettabytes a day by 2020 (Source: GigaOm). This data, along with interconnectivity, correlation, predictive analytics and machine learning, provides the foundation for our AI-powered future.

Robots and Automation May Not Take Your Desk Job After All

We are entering the second wave of the jobs automation process, Automation 2.0. We’ve seen predictable, repeatable, physical tasks (think forklifts on the factory floor or assembly-line work) be automated. But now, just as the recruiters predicted, automating the next wave of cognitive work (think diagnosing diseases or reviewing legal documents) will prove much more difficult, slowing the process until we figure out how to do it.

Combination of Technology and Humans Work Best in E-Discovery Review, Study Finds

The biggest takeaway of the joint research project by nonprofit Electronic Discovery Institute and tech giant Oracle Corp. is that TAR is often faster and cheaper when identifying relevant documents. But when it comes to isolating privileged or sensitive information, human reviewers outperformed machines.

Proportionality and Emerging Technologies

It remains uncertain how American jurists will weave proportionality analyses into their decision making. It may depend upon how the allegedly “more proportionate” approach is presented.

The 3 Ways Work Can Be Automated

There are currently three technological enablers of work automation: robotic process automation, cognitive automation, and social robotics.