Tag: lawyers

May 16 2016

Law Firm Hires ROSS, the World’s First Lawyer Bot

Watson

Recently many “experts” have been predicting that the first salvo fired in the robot revolution will be when they begin stealing jobs from humans. The Telegraph even reported back in February that within 30 years robots will have taken over most jobs leading to unemployment rates of over 50%. Last week, the bots fired the …

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Nov 17 2005

Join EFF Now. Please.

Support Bloggers' Rights

Thanks to BoingBoing I learned today about the new EFF Bloggers’ Rights fundraising campaign. To raise awareness, membership, and funds, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is asking bloggers to add EFF badges to their sites encouraging people to join and “support bloggers’ rights.” Bloggers who publish the buttons are offered discount memberships, and each month …

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Nov 10 2005

Robot Lawyers are Coming Soon

lly McBeal

Engadget’s got a summary of an article by Business Day about Buys Inc., a South African law firm that plans to add 3 “robot” lawyers, Stacy, Dave, and Nathan, to their human legal staff in early 2007. Initially their duties will include answering basic questions and presenting training material online. They will operate under very …

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