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 latest Attorney at Work article analyzes the Thompson Reuters survey report on the impact of AI on legal professionals. Incidentally, the Attorney at Work newsletter is a great way to stay on top of practical developments of interest to practicing lawyers.

Nicole Black has thrown her hat into the ring in an excellent Above the Law article.

Sabrina Pacifici’s continuing project on AI in banking and finance is a must-follow item.

Yep, AI is for real.