Posts Tagged “Global Legal Hackathon”

Reflections on 2018 Legal Tech Predictions

By | February 2, 2019

In January 2018 I made some legal technology predictions for that coming year. I’ll now look back and see how those predictions fared. Artificial Intelligence I predicted:- that in 2018 AI will continue to be a de rigueur slot in legal technology conferences. But delegates will continue to leave none the wiser as to what they are actually supposed […]

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What does it say when a Legal Blockchain eBook is promoted by FAKE views?

By | January 16, 2019

When I saw the headline on Social Media that read ‘What Does It Say when A Legal Blockchain eBook Has 1.7M Views?‘ I thought that couldn’t possibly be correct. The article by Mark Cohen on Forbes states:- “Blockchain For Lawyers,” a recently-released eBook by Australian legal tech company Legaler, drew 1.7M views in two weeks. […]

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Chats with Legal Chatbots ~ Episode 1 : The Global Legal Hackathon and LawDroid

By | July 28, 2018

This is a series I have had in mind for a little while since I experimented, a few months ago, having chats with some legal chatbots. Apparently chatbots are the next big thing. In my Legal Technology/IT Predictions for 2018 I blogged:- The big thing in 2018 will be for law firms to start introducing […]

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London Legal Hackathon bend the rules?

By | March 3, 2018

My last post ‘Hack the Law to Reinvent the Wheel?‘ generated a lot of debate on Twitter and LinkedIn yesterday (social media comments have now been incorporated at the end of that post). It also brought out some interesting answers to the question “Why blockchain?” (asked following Pinsent Masons winning the London Legal Hackathon with […]

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Hack the Law to Reinvent the Wheel?

By | March 1, 2018

My last post on ‘Lawyers and coding‘ was written as the Global Legal Hackathon was underway. We now have the results. As I watched proceedings via Twitter, with specific reference to the London event, I was of the view that I was seeing solutions to ‘problems’ that possibly didn’t really exist and the wheel often being reinvented. […]

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Lawyers and coding

By | February 24, 2018

I revealed in my recent post on ‘Hack the Past : How the Legal Profession knew nothing about Technology‘ that I taught myself some basic coding on a BBC Micro computer way back in the early 1980s. My need/desire to code since has been non existent although I experienced a little bit of it for […]

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