Well, not precisely robot lawyers. More like A.I. interns. Immensely powerful data-sifting software is allowing law firms to discover relevant data and documents for a case from among millions of pages of information:
“The catch here is information overload,” said Aaref A. Hilaly, Clearwell’s chief executive. “How do you zoom in to just the […]
George Dvorsky reacts to Watson’s mistaken belief that Toronto is in the United States of America:
This kind of freaks me out a little. When asking computers questions that we don’t know the answers to, we aren’t going to know beyond a shadow of a doubt when a system like Watson is right or […]
The New York Post writes something coherent about A.I. in anticipation of Watson vs. Jeopardy’s super-champions (I was shocked too!).
The things we thought were hard turned out to be easier. Early A.I. research concentrated on what seemed to be difficult intellectual tasks, such as playing grandmaster level chess, or proving theorems in integral calculus. […]
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