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3 New Technology Positions Finding a Foothold in Modern Legal

Source | 2017-06-27T00:20:51+00:00 Jun 12th, 2017|Categories: Post|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Technology’s impact on the legal industry is spurring a growing market for new in-house Talent — and its not just in e-discovery or cybersecurity. At Legalweek West’s “New Roles in IT for Law Firms and Legal Departments,” speakers shed light on several new and less-noticed jobs currently blooming at law firms and legal departments -- innovation officers, data scientists, and Knowledge Management/ Client Solutions Project Analyst (the last one is so 2000 but always important).

How to Prepare the Next Generation for Jobs in the AI Economy

Source | 2017-06-26T21:03:36+00:00 Jun 1st, 2017|Categories: Post|Tags: , , , |

Most of us regard self-driving cars, voice assistants, and other artificially intelligent technologies as revolutionary. For the next generation, however, these wonders will have always existed. AI for them will be more than a tool; in many cases, AI will be their co-worker and a ubiquitous part of their lives. If the next generation is to use AI and big data effectively – if they’re to understand their inherent limitations, and build even better platforms and intelligent systems — we need to prepare them now. That will mean some adjustments in elementary education and some major, long-overdue upgrades in computer science instruction at the secondary level.

Owning Your Own Future

Source | 2017-06-26T18:48:05+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: Post|Tags: , , |

"If you think machines are smart today … wait a year. … The notion that we can go to college for four years and then spend that knowledge for the next 30 is over. If you want to be a lifelong employee anywhere today, you have to be a lifelong learner. And that means: More is now on you. And that means self-motivation to learn and keep learning becomes the most important life skill."

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