Artificial Intelligence making inroads into the legal profession
5 months ago by http | 4 facts | 1 comments | 6 votes

  • Facebook, Airbnb, and other service-oriented startups fund an app to instantly begin small-claims lawsuits - www.legalcheek.com
  • Software is being used for reviewing legal documents, analyzing contracts, and predicting the outcome of court cases. - www.areasofmyexpertise.com
  • Cost of divorce falls by a factor of 10 under automation - blogs.discovermagazine.com
  • The [British] public may be largely unaware of how algorithms are penetrating every aspect of the criminal justice system. - www.bbc.com

Poisons released by melting permafrost
5 months ago by http | 3 facts | 0 comments | 9 votes

  • Serving as a reservoir for anthrax, permafrost may also contain Spanish flu and smallpox - www.thesun.co.uk
  • The oldest living organism, a nematode, awoke after being frozen for 41,000 years - www.washingtonpost.com
  • Pollution, anthrax - even nuclear waste - could be released by global warming - www.bbc.com

California’s Bot Transparency Law Goes into Effect on July 1, 2019
5 months, 1 week ago by http | 4 facts | 1 comments | 11 votes

  • "in order to incentivize the sale of goods or services in a commercial transaction, or to influence a vote" - www.jdsupra.com
  • only applies to platforms with more than 10 million monthly users - www.thedailybeast.com
  • The law will require bots to identify themselves in a manner that is “clear, conspicuous, and reasonably designed.” - www.newyorker.com
  • Not all bots are required to make disclosures only political or commercial ones. - www.newyorker.com


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