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Friday Top Nine for July 28, 2017

Posted by Marketing

Jul 28, 2017 5:10:56 PM

Our favourite links from around the web to kick off your weekend.

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  1. Law Meets Virtual Reality

    "The end-user applications of virtual reality are endless—and so is the list of possible legal issues that may arise with these developing technologies. While the legal issues inherent in virtual reality have not yet been litigated, similar questions have arisen in video games, film, and advertising. " (via lawtechnologytoday.org)

  2. Apple’s Approach to Augmented Reality Could Change the Litigation Landscape

    "The problem with this technology at this point though is the intrusive nature of it: you must convince a judge to let jurors wear special glasses or other hardware to make it work. Judges will no doubt view this with some suspicion and reluctance, at least for the time being.(via lawyerist.com)

  3. Has Technology Really Killed The Personal Touch In Law Practice — And Is That Really A Bad Thing?

    "I celebrate technology changes precisely because they’ve enabled me to create meaningful personal relationships, and indeed, to build a career that might have otherwise been foreclosed to me as a woman and a parent.(via abovethelaw.com)

  4. The Future is Now: Innovations in the Legal Industry

    "As organizations demand more from their legal teams, in-house counsel can look to innovative technologies to help them become more productive. Many of these tools focus on removing menial, time-consuming work so counsel can focus on higher-value judgment tasks and spend resources more effectively." (via nationalmagazine.ca)

  5. When a Computer Program Keeps You in Jail

    "Technological advancement is, in theory, a welcome development. But in practice, aspects of automation are making the justice system less fair for criminal defendants." (via nytimes.com)

  6. It’s Time for the Competition Bureau to Turn its Eye on Big Tech

    "While we might like to see how these companies deliver services , goods and innovation in new and exciting ways, eventually we are going to have to ask ourselves, as a country and as a civilization, just how much power we’re comfortable having consolidated in the hands of so few businesses" (via itworldcanada.com)

  7. eDiscovery Trumps Privacy at California Supreme Court

    "e-Discovery, by its very nature, is a challenge to data privacy. The discovery process unearths formerly private communications of many types. Although employees should realize in 2017 America, employers can—and do—read employee email, they continue to conduct personal business on company devices. That data could end up in an e-discovery production."  (via blog.kcura.com)

  8. Hacking Cars: Cybersecurity Regulations Needed for New Vehicles

    "Imagine driving your pickup truck off-road and suddenly having your airbags and seat belts malfunction because of an object striking the undercarriage. That causes a software error in your smart vehicle, causing the computer to incorrectly turn off critical equipment that protects you. Sounds far fetched? It shouldn't."  (via cbc.ca)

  9. 75 Big Data Terms Everyone Should Know

    "If you are new to the field, Big Data can be intimidating! With the basic concepts under your belt, let’s focus on some key terms to impress your date, your boss, your family, or whoever."  (via dataconomy.com)

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