Finally, the executive order on its own is insufficient for tackling all the problems posed by advancing AI. Executive orders are inherently limited in their power and can be easily reversed. Even the order itself calls on
NPR is reporting that the NY Times is considering legal action against Open AI, the maker of ChatGPT:
For weeks, the Times and the maker of ChatGPT have been locked in tense negotiations over reaching a licensing deal in which OpenAI would pay the Times for incorporating its stories in the tech company’s AI
How can you know whether AI is real or hype? One of the best ways is to look for leading indicators:
Who is interested in AI? When you see top pros that you respect taking AI seriously it’s a pretty good sign that you also should take it seriously.
Joan Feldman, for example. Her…
[M]ost of the short-term claims being made about its impact on lawyers and the courts hugely overstate its likely impact. More significantly, I think that most of the long-term claims hugely understate its impact.
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“There was music in the cafes at night, there was revolution in the air.”
— Bob Dylan, Tangled Up In Blue
Suffolk University Law School Dean Andrew Perlman thinks the effect of AI on lawyers will be much bigger than the effect of the Internet. The Internet didn’t fundamentally change the way lawyers
- Delete the subhead “Julie’s Blog.” As someone who occasionally has a good idea explained back in the day, “The large number of bad blogs leads many to write off blogs as toys, not tools for lawyers.” Labeling your
Many lawyers, possibly to help preserve their peace of mind, tend to underestimate the potential impact of AI on their practices. Professors Elizabeth C. Tippett and Charlotte Alexander have a key insight in their article Robots Are Coming for the Lawyers:
Imagine what a lawyer does on a given day: researching cases, drafting briefs,