Amazon today (February 9, 2018) is launching a new Amazon Polly WordPress plugin that gives your blog a voice by creating audio versions of your posts.
Artificial intelligence is the future. Artificial intelligence is science fiction. Artificial intelligence is already part of our everyday lives. All those statements are true, it just depends on what flavor of AI you are referring to.
Cognitive analytics startup NexLP just raised $3 million in fresh funding in a round led by Chicago-based Method Capital and joined by Dundee Venture Capital, which is based in Omaha, Nebraska.
The buzz over artificial intelligence (AI) has grown loud enough to penetrate the C-suites of organizations around the world, and for good reason. Investment in AI is growing and is increasingly coming from organizations outside the tech space.
In Germany, the legal market is still new to financial investors. Venture capital and private equity companies as well as many ‘business angels’ often do not understand the digital business models in the legal market.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.