UK courts become the first in the world to let lawyers serve NFT court orders

UK courts become the first in the world to let lawyers serve NFT court orders

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF In an age where everyone can be anonymous criminals are taking advantage of hiding in the shadows, but now lawyers can get them fast and cheaply.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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Lawyers are air dropping NFT’s on anonymous criminals to serve court orders

Lawyers are air dropping NFT’s on anonymous criminals to serve court orders

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF You’re an anonymous criminal, but your digital crypto wallet isn’t anonymous … now we can get ya!   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. The dusty...

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From AI lawyers to AI judges courts are embracing tech for better and worse

From AI lawyers to AI judges courts are embracing tech for better and worse

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF What would happen if your AI lawyers case was heard by a biased AI judge? And other questions noone has answers to yet …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and...

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People are hiring out their faces as DeepFake clones for marketing

People are hiring out their faces as DeepFake clones for marketing

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Deepfake tech is getting more advanced – and now your face can launch a thousand products in entirely new ways.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my...

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In a world first patent officials in South Africa credited an AI as an inventor

In a world first patent officials in South Africa credited an AI as an inventor

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Humans are no longer the only inventors in town and this marks the start of a new AI driven innovation revolution.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been...

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DeepFakes are the hot new corporate communications tool as companies dive in

DeepFakes are the hot new corporate communications tool as companies dive in

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Why bother setting up a studio, hiring videographers and actors, when a DeepFake can do it all for a fraction of the cost and faster?   Love the Exponential Future? Join our FREE XPotential Community, enjoy exclusive content, future proof yourself with XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. This...

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US Patent Office rules AI cannot be a legal inventor

US Patent Office rules AI cannot be a legal inventor

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As AI and Creative Machines become capable of autonomously innovating their own products AI is increasingly becoming both tool and inventor which throws up a whole bundle of legal questions.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. As we...

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IBM’s Project Debater AI barely convinces Cambridge University audience that “AI is good”

IBM’s Project Debater AI barely convinces Cambridge University audience that “AI is good”

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF An AI debating whether AI is “good or bad” with people sounds like a good marketing ploy, but it has real world implications for human decision making.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. IBM have just announced that...

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PWC program prepares employees for the next generation of jobs

PWC program prepares employees for the next generation of jobs

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The world is changing faster than ever before, leading to a shortage of talent, meaning companies are being forced to find new ways to adapt and overcome skills shortages.   Everyone by now understands that the workplace, and the workforce is changing as a result...

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Futurist keynote, Reading: Adapt or Die, Cherwell European Conference

Futurist keynote, Reading: Adapt or Die, Cherwell European Conference

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The pace of change, and disruption, is accelerating. In this presentation I show just how fast, and how crazy, the world’s business environment is getting, it’s impact on every sector, and what you can do to future proof yourself.   Firstly, I’d like to thank...

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Israeli Robo-Lawyer trashes top US lawyers in head to head competition

Israeli Robo-Lawyer trashes top US lawyers in head to head competition

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today we have contracts for everything it seems, and on top of that lawyers are expensive, and not everyone has access to them, Robo-Lawyer AI’s are helping democratise law and change that paradigm.   Lawyers are pretty good at law-related activities, after all, it’s their...

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The robo-lawyer that overturned 160,000 parking tickets is helping refugees claim asylum

The robo-lawyer that overturned 160,000 parking tickets is helping refugees claim asylum

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Claiming asylum is difficult at the best of times, and that’s if you’re not in fear of your life and can understand the language, now DoNotPay’s latest bot makes the process less tortuous.   The creator of a chatbot that helped to over turn more...

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Press release: Legal SaaS A.I. platform LawGeex raises $7 million in funding round

Press release: Legal SaaS A.I. platform LawGeex raises $7 million in funding round

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The world is changing and the legal profession is by no means immune, but in many cases it is start ups and entrepreneurs who are challenging the status quo.   Over the past few months I’ve been highlighting how the world of law, from the...

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JPMorgan unleashes artificial intelligence to automate its legal work

JPMorgan unleashes artificial intelligence to automate its legal work

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF With massive technology budgets and a paranoia of startups stealing a march Wall Street is going all in on innovation and automation.   With companies like LawGeex and ROSS Intelligence trying to automate the legal world it was only a matter of time before the...

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A connected heart just helped convict a man of arson

A connected heart just helped convict a man of arson

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Connecting devices to each other and to the internet can make them much smarter, and much more usable, but increasingly companies and law enforcement are using connected devices to track, log and analyse our activities, and that has some serious privacy implications   People have...

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Liberatus AI whips world’s top poker players to take $1.7m pot

Liberatus AI whips world’s top poker players to take $1.7m pot

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Poker is unpredictable, and noone predicted an AI would beat four of the world’s top players – not even its creators.   An artificial intelligence (AI) called Libratus from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has beaten four of the world’s best poker players in a gruelling...

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Robo-lawyers want to automate the entire legal world

Robo-lawyers want to automate the entire legal world

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Most lawyers and legal professionals agree that their profession hasn’t changed much in hundreds of years, but now artificial intelligence, and the rise of “robo-lawyers” is beginning to change all that.   To many people, lawyers, like doctors, optimise the pinnacle of what it means...

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Virtual reality plays its role in convicting Nazi SS guards who killed millions

Virtual reality plays its role in convicting Nazi SS guards who killed millions

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Criminal convictions, particularly involving historic crimes, are often made or broken on just how well jurors can visualise the scenes of the crimes using second hand evidence, now VR can give them a first person view.   Earlier this month I reported that UK and...

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Futurist keynote, Paris: The Future of Law, Dentons

Futurist keynote, Paris: The Future of Law, Dentons

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Change can be scary, especially if you’re unprepared, however, with the right insights and experts around you, and if you know where to look, it can also present you with boundless new opportunities.   With over 8,000 lawyers, in over 140 locations in 52 countries...

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Jurors will soon be able to walk through crime scenes in virtual reality

Jurors will soon be able to walk through crime scenes in virtual reality

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Jurors often have to rely on reconstructed scenes to help them visualise how a crime unfurled, now, using virtual reality they can see and move around the actual scene days, months or even years after the crime(s) took place   A physical crime scene may...

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