Bloomberg Law
May 5, 2015, 5:52 PM

Will Robots Replace Lawyers?

Ned Gannon

Editor’s Note: This post is written by the chief executive officer of eBrevia, a venture-backed startup commercializing artificial intelligence technology.

By Ned Gannon, Co-Founder and CEO, eBrevia

Today, lawyers are inundated with documents and data, and artificial intelligence is the best hope for managing and analyzing this information onslaught. In particular, machine learning, a subset of artificial intelligence that trains software to reproduce human decisions and make correct predictions on new, unseen data looks promising.

Broadly speaking, there is no consensus on the impact of technology on the labor market. At the inaugural Future of Work Conference in London, Arianna Huffington, ...

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