The Ethics of Big Data in the Law

A basic premise of our legal system is that you are innocent until proven guilty. But what if we could predict who would offend using Big Data? At its core Big Data is about predictions. It’s about taking large data sets and applying math to infer probabilities. ¬†In the Future of the Professions, Susskind predicts … Continue reading The Ethics of Big Data in the Law

Tomorrow’s Law Firm

In The Future of the Professions Richard and Daniel Susskind state that we are starting¬†to see technologies displace traditional ways of working. We are still in a transitionary phase between the era of the print-based society and the Internet based society. During this transitionary phase, traditional professionals working in conventional institutions will still be needed … Continue reading Tomorrow’s Law Firm