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Recent Antitrust Push Is Weirdly Narrow, Pretends Telecom And Banking Don’t Exist

Kind of missing a big part of the problem.
Tags: Technology, Law, Antitrust, Weirdly Narrow Pretends Telecom


Pandemic Accelerated Tech’s Importance, But Firms Remain Poorly Prepared For Tech Future, Survey Says

Only 33% said their organizations are very prepared to address the increasing importance of legal technology.
Tags: Technology, Law


5 To Thrive: In-House Email Hacks

Here are a handful of email hacks that may make your life as in-house counsel incrementally better.
Tags: Technology, Email, Law, In-House Counsel, Meyling "Mey" Ly Ortiz


Russia And China Versus US And Its Partners In New Tech-Focused Space Race? Bring It On

The budding international space rivalry isn’t without its thorns.
Tags: Technology, Law, Finance, China, Russia, US, Space Race, Jonathan Wolf, ATL Finance, Finance Docket


The Legal Tech-To-English Dictionary: Contract Lifecycle Management

From authoring to audit trails, here are the terms you need to know.
Tags: Technology, Law, ATL Non-Event


Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott gives away $2.7bn to hundreds of charities

Ex-wife of Jeff Bezos gives to 286 groups and says she wants to donate ‘fortune that was enabled by systems in need of change’The American novelist and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott said on Tuesday she had given a further $2.7bn (£1.9bn) to 286 organisations.Scott, who was formerly married to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, issued a statement regarding distribution of the latest tranche of her $57bn fortune. Continue reading...
Tags: Amazon, Gender, Technology, Education, Race, Society, World news, Jeff Bezos, Inequality, Philanthropy, Scott, Mackenzie Scott, Coronavirus


Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott gives away £2bn to 286 organisations

Ex-wife of Jeff Bezos says she wants to donate ‘fortune that was enabled by systems in need of change’The billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, known for her impromptu multibillion-dollar donations to charities and racial equity issues, has announced that she has given a further $2.7bn (£1.9bn) to 286 organisations.Scott, the ex-wife of the Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos, wrote in a Medium post that she made the gifts to enable the organisations to continue their work, and as a “signal of trus...
Tags: Amazon, Gender, Technology, Education, Race, Society, World news, Jeff Bezos, Inequality, Philanthropy, Scott, Mackenzie Scott, Coronavirus


Heidi Alexander On Why Flexible Work Should Forever Be The Norm In Law

Maintaining flexibility in individual working arrangements serves the dual purposes of enhancing lawyer well-being while also advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Tags: Technology, Law, Heidi Alexander


Plights. Camera. Action: Recording Yourself Effectively

Articulating a cringe factor diminishes its power over you.
Tags: Technology, Law, Olga V. Mack


Children’s access to online porn fuels sexual harassment, says commissioner

Rachel de Souza warns use of websites partly to blame for normalising abuse in schools in EnglandCurbs on children’s access to online pornography need to be brought in urgently to stop the spread of an activity that is partly to blame for normalising sexual harassment in schools, according to the new children’s commissioner for England.Dame Rachel de Souza is urging governments and tech companies to introduce age verification checks. She warned that access to hardcore pornography was shaping chi...
Tags: England, Technology, Education, Children, Internet, Society, UK News, Culture, Schools, Young People, Pornography, Sexual Harassment, Dame Rachel de Souza, Rachel de Souza


As Companies Plan For Return To Work, These New Resources Help You Advise Them On The Law

These will help legal professionals advise clients by giving them access to comparative federal and state legal requirements and case law.
Tags: Technology, Law


Will Lawyers Use Technology Differently After The Pandemic? Survey Says: Maybe

Most don't foresee that the full-time remote working trend will be a permanent one.
Tags: Technology, Law, Nicole Black


How Contract Analytics Can Unlock Business Value [Sponsored]

This free white paper explores the unique problems that only contract analytics solutions can solve.
Tags: Technology, Law, Biglaw, Docusign, Sponsored Content, In-House Counsel


The Legal Tech-To-English Dictionary: Document Management Software

Don't know your naming conventions from your version history? We've got you covered.
Tags: Technology, Law, Document Management, Legal Technology, Don, Jared Correia, Legal Operations, ATL Non-Event, Non-Event, Non-Eventcast, Legal Tech-to-English Dictionary


Quick Tools From Lex Machina: The Best Way To Access The Data You Need To Succeed [Sponsored]

When time is short and the pressure is mounting, get the answers you're looking for with this new powerful tool from Lex Machina.
Tags: Technology, Law, Biglaw, Lex Machina, Sponsored Content, In-House Counsel, Small Law Firms


"Thanks, I hate future ad-tech..."

From the subreddit, Thanks I Hate It. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Technology, Law, Advertising, Mcdonald's, Ann Althouse


Hundreds arrested in global crime sting after underworld app is hacked

European and Australian police join forces with FBI to seize weapons, drugs and $148m in cashGlobal law enforcement agencies hacked into an app used by criminals and read millions of encrypted messages, leading to hundreds of arrests of organised crime figures in 18 countries.The operation by Australian and European police and the FBI in the US ensnared suspects in Australia, Asia, Europe, South America and the Middle East involved in the narcotics trade, officials said on Tuesday. Continue read...
Tags: Europe, Technology, Drugs, US, Society, World news, Australia news, US news, Fbi, Hacking, Middle East, US crime, Crime - Australia, Organised Crime, Australia Asia Europe South America


The (Not Quite) Law Firm That Americans REALLY Use Announces IPO

It's only not a law firm because we continue to delude ourselves over the state of the legal industry.
Tags: Technology, Law, LegalZoom


FDA Authorizes Machine Learning Software To Help Diagnose Autism

The system, developed by digital health startup Cognoa, uses information from questionnaires and videos to help pediatricians diagnose autism.
Tags: Technology, Law, Fda


Cupid’s needle? UK under-30s wooed with dating app vaccine bonus

Apps such as Hinge and Bumble will offer benefits to vaccinated users amid fears of low take-up Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFirst came the idea of making Covid vaccinations mandatory to go to the pub, while Israel offered free pizza and beer with a shot. Now UK officials have hit on what they hope is an even more persuasive reason for young people to get their jab: more chance of getting a date.In an eye-catching policy coinciding with the rollout of vaccinations ...
Tags: Health, Apps, Politics, UK, Technology, Tinder, Israel, Society, UK News, Public services policy, Dating, Infectious Diseases, Health policy, Vaccines and immunisation, Bumble, Department of Health and Social Care DHSC


Microsoft’s Kate Crawford: ‘AI is neither artificial nor intelligent’

The AI researcher on how natural resources and human labour drive machine learning and the regressive stereotypes that are baked into its algorithms Kate Crawford studies the social and political implications of artificial intelligence. She is a research professor of communication and science and technology studies at the University of Southern California and a senior principal researcher at Microsoft Research. Her new book, Atlas of AI, looks at what it takes to make AI and what’s at stake as i...
Tags: Google, Books, Technology, Microsoft, Internet, Race, Society, World news, Surveillance, Software, Culture, Ethics, Technology sector, Computing, Facial Recognition, University Of Southern California


The new summer of love: ‘People are desperate to have sex – it’s been a long year’

Whether single, curious or just plain horny, many people are planning to make the most of life after lockdowns. Are we ready to get up close and personal?The past year has changed 35-year-old Georgie’s outlook on dating. Several disappointing socially distanced dates and limp text exchanges meant she stopped using dating apps at the beginning of 2021. And now her parents have been vaccinated, she feels confident about returning to physical dates, “but not to the apps”, she says. “As things open ...
Tags: Apps, Technology, Sex, Relationships, Life and style, Society, Dating, Manchester, Young People, Liam, Georgie, Coronavirus


Man Sues After Field Drug Test Says His Daughter’s Ashes Are Meth And Ecstasy

Perhaps these aren't as accurate as the police suggest.
Tags: Technology, Law, Drugs, Police


The Legal Tech-To-English Dictionary: Law Practice Management Software

Read on for the second installment, where we translate legal practice management software-related topics to plain English.
Tags: Technology, Law, Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Legal Technology, Practice Management, Jared Correia, Legal Operations, ATL Non-Event, Non-Event, Non-Eventcast, Legal Tech-to-English Dictionary


Aquiline Capital Partners Takes Majority Stake In Financial And Practice Management Company SurePoint

Existing investor ParkerGale, which acquired a majority stake in the company in 2018, will roll a portion of its stake and maintain minority ownership.
Tags: Technology, Law


Exxon Shakeup Shows Climate Activists’ Boardroom Power

A surprising coup sends a tremor through corporate America.
Tags: Technology, Law, Finance, Fintech, Exxon, Securities And Exchange Commission, Jonathan Wolf, ATL Finance, Finance Docket, Boardroom Power


Why should anyone write a blog posting every day, for 8.5 years? How about half-a-million dollars . . .

Originally posted 2015-03-13 09:00:16. This week, Musings welcomes back Mark Buckshon of the Construction Marketing Ideas blog to Guest Post Friday. Mark publishes several regional construction industry newspapers and websites. He can be reached at 888-627-8717 ext 224 or by email at [email protected] Some projects are labors of love, with surprisingly important and valuable results. However, I could never have anticipated the success when I decided to start a daily construction marketing blo...
Tags: Google, Technology, Law, Marketing, Guest Post, Construction, Mark, Guest Post Friday, Virginia Construction Attorney, Business of Construction, General contractor, Construction Law Musings Richmond VA, Mark Buckshon, Construction Marketing


What The Future Holds For Legal Products

From ‘VIP Days’ to estate-planning packages, here’s how legal products are evolving beyond documents.
Tags: Technology, Law, Legal Technology, Small Law Firms, Jared Correia, ATL Non-Event, Non-Event, Non-Eventcast



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