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Congratulations Legal IT Today!

We are entering into week three of the month-long fifth year anniversary celebration and sponsorship of Legal IT Today. Congratulations to owner Rob Ameerun and editor, Jonathan Watson! This month Legal IT Today is not only celebrating its anniversary with the launch of a newly designed website but with a fresh new look of the magazine as well!Anniversary edition #21 is now available for free download. Legal IT Today is a great publication and at PinHawk we're proud to partner with them!

Note: I have been a Legal IT Professionals columnist and have small role managing "The Verdict" in the Legal IT Today publication.

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Fascinating

Ron Friedmann has started an interesting conversation about AI in light of Hugh Simons' comments that AI cannot create a sustainable advantage for firms. Ron turned it somewhat into the question of buy versus build? There are many big Ifs in this conversation. If everyone buys the same AI, then can it be used as an advantage? If you build AI on your own data is it better than third party AI based on larger data sets? Is this where biglaw's big data comes into play? And if you have to build your own AI in-house, should medium and small firms just close up shop or start merging now? Time to get all these people in one big room for an insanely fascinating conversation. Start your Monday off right with an intriguing set of questions and read more at Prism Legal: Can Law Firms Gain a Sustainable Advantage with AI?

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Visual Learner

I highlighted a post similar to this last week, but as a visual learner, I liked pictures that Oleg Sergeykin, former Structural Analysis Engineer at Boeing, created. Read more at Data Science Central: Machine Learning Process Summarized in Two Pictures

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Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Company

I think the subtitle sums it up nicely. "It has been determined that it is no longer viable to continue operating the business." Cambridge Analytica LLC filed for bankruptcy here in the States and SCL Elections Ltd. and its other affiliates filed "insolvency" documents in the UK. Read more at ars technica: Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy amidst "siege" of negative attention

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LegalSEC Summit 2018 Learning Pathways

This year's summit will be different. We're offering customized pathways of leaning for three audiences: Dedicated Security Professionals, IT Leaders (with modest resources) and Senior Management in large Firms. Check out the paths and speakers by searching the sessions and downloading the overview here!!

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  1. Can Law Firms Gain a Sustainable Advantage with AI?, Strategic Legal Technology - Ron Friedmann, May 21, 2018
  2. Machine Learning Process Summarized in Two Pictures, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, May 20, 2018
  3. Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy amidst “siege” of negative attention, Ars Technica, May 18, 2018

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  1. The Verdict: What will law firms look like in the future AI-enabled world?, May 21, 2018
  2. Blockchain brings a system of digital trust to the law (by David Fisher), May 21, 2018
  3. The path to quantifying the practice of law (by Karl Haraldsson), May 21, 2018
  4. Law firms, finches, death and Business Intelligence (by John Alber), May 21, 2018
  5. How modern Knowledge Management adds value to the client relationship (by Patrick DiDomenico), May 21, 2018
  6. Subsribe to Legal IT Today for free and receive notifications of new editions, May 21, 2018

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STRATEGY / BUSINESS

News and Blogs

  1. Can Law Firms Gain a Sustainable Advantage with AI?, Strategic Legal Technology - Ron Friedmann, May 21, 2018
  2. Update! Using Claims instead of Title, there were 64 "deep learning" patents. So Intraspexion's 7 out of 64 is only 11%., Intraspexion Blog, May 20, 2018
  3. Law Firm Revenue Up, But So Are Expenses, Bloomberg BNA: The Legal Market, May 18, 2018
  4. A proven recipe for organic growth: Deliberate focus on a diversified approach, McKinsey Insights & Publications, May 18, 2018
Corporate Legal Focus

  1. CBS Loses Bid to Block Redstone Family Control (Audio), Bloomberg BNA: Law Departments, May 18, 2018
  2. The Legal Technology Trends of CLOC 2018, Bridgeway University, May 18, 2018

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PRACTICE SUPPORT / E-DISCOVERY

News and Blogs

  1. Fourth Circuit Rules that Warrantless Cell Phone is Warranted: Data Privacy Trends, EDiscovery Daily, May 21, 2018
  2. Five Great Reads on Data Discovery and Legal Discovery for May 2018, Complex Discovery, May 20, 2018
  3. Helping lawyers change the way they work, Legal Project Management, May 20, 2018
  4. Data Lockdown: How In-Place Preservation is Changing the Preservation Game, ACEDS eDiscovery Voice, May 19, 2018
  5. alt.legal: Can Basha Rubin And Priori Redefine How We Buy Legal?, Above the Law - Legal Technology, May 18, 2018
  6. South Carolina – First state to adopt a Cybersecurity Insurance Law!, Peter Vogel: Internet, Info Tech, eDiscovery Blog, May 18, 2018
  7. Pay discrimination lawsuit concludes with Univ. of Denver School of Law agreeing to consent decree, Law Librarian Blog (Law Prof), May 18, 2018
  8. Quantifying Neil Gorsuch’s stylistic proclivities, Law Librarian Blog (Law Prof), May 18, 2018
  9. Weekend reading: To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment by Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz, Law Librarian Blog (Law Prof), May 18, 2018
  10. Revenue, Profit and active users of social media companies, Stephen's Lighthouse, May 18, 2018
  11. The case for CREATIVITY & CREATIVE SPACES in LIBRARIES, Stephen's Lighthouse, May 18, 2018
  12. Copyright Once Again Hiding Important Cultural Artifacts, Above the Law - Legal Technology, May 18, 2018
  13. Stop Worrying and Learn to Love Technology-Assisted Review, Complex Discovery, May 18, 2018
  14. Five Ways to Support Diverse Legal Tech Entrepreneurs, Attorney at Work, May 18, 2018
  15. A Leader in the Legal Industry Shares the Top 10 Ways He Handles Stress, Rocket Matters Legal Productivity, May 18, 2018
  16. eDiscovery Market to flourish With Better Security Options by Off-Premise eDiscovery Solutions - Edition Truth, (eDiscovery), May 18, 2018
Vendor Announcements

  1. The Legal Technology Trends of CLOC 2018, Mitratech: Press Releases, May 18, 2018

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KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

News and Blogs

  1. Conversations for Understanding – the Amway RealTalk Approach, Michael Sampson, May 21, 2018
  2. Legal AI Comes to Thailand as Weerawong C&P Picks Luminance, Artificial Lawyer, May 21, 2018
  3. Integra Blockchain Co. Unveils ‘Smart Leases’ for Real Estate Lawyers, Artificial Lawyer, May 21, 2018
  4. The Mississippi Bar Brings One of the Largest Law Library and Online Legal Research System to Mississippi Lawyers - PR Web (press release), (Law Library), May 18, 2018
  5. Readability, infogovnuggets, May 18, 2018
  6. Shoes of the centipede, infogovnuggets, May 18, 2018
  7. Which is the tail and which is the dog?, infogovnuggets, May 18, 2018
  8. Equifax Hack went deeper, infogovnuggets, May 18, 2018
  9. ‘Ambiguity is the Killer of Smart Contracts’ – Seal Software, Artificial Lawyer, May 18, 2018
  10. Smart Contract Co. LegalThings Links with Waves Blockchain Platform, Artificial Lawyer, May 18, 2018
  11. Key #Lean Tweets from @MarkGraban — Weeks of May 7 & 14, Lean Blog, May 18, 2018
Vendor Announcements

  1. Is Influencer Marketing the Right Marketing Path for Your Business?, Ross Ipsa Loquitur, May 20, 2018
  2. Trial Opens Over Lawyer's Death Allegedly Caused by J&J's Baby Powder, Blog of Legal Times, May 19, 2018
  3. Antitrust Shuffle; Bauer Moves On; Gibson Dunn Raids Kirkland, Blog of Legal Times, May 18, 2018
  4. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Expresses Support for New Law Clerk Hiring Plan, Blog of Legal Times, May 18, 2018

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT / MARKETING

News and Blogs

  1. Law Firm Revenue Up, But So Are Expenses, Bloomberg BNA: Business Development, May 18, 2018
  2. Law is too important to be left to the lawyers, Real Lawyers Have Blogs - Kevin O'Keefe, May 18, 2018
  3. How to Choose the Perfect Brand Name in 4 Steps, Stephen's Lighthouse, May 20, 2018

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FINANCE

News and Blogs

  1. Banishing the Hotel Bill Nervous Breakdown, Chrome River Expense Management Blog, May 18, 2018

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ALSO OF NOTE

News and Blogs

  1. Contrasting Navigant Consulting (NCI) and Huron Consulting Group (HURN) - StockNewsTimes, (Legal Technology), May 21, 2018
  2. Why Logistic Regression should be the last thing you learn when becoming a Data Scientist, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, May 21, 2018
  3. The ethical and legal dilemmas of threat researchers, Help Net Security, May 21, 2018
  4. Are you ready for the GDPR deadline?, Help Net Security, May 21, 2018
  5. Don’t let attackers worm their way in: Increase password security, Help Net Security, May 21, 2018
  6. PCI Security Standards Council publishes PCI DSS 3.2.1, Help Net Security, May 21, 2018
  7. OnePlus 6 Review—A series of downgrades is saved by the low price, Ars Technica, May 21, 2018
  8. Legal technology investment booms - Law Gazette, (Legal Technology), May 20, 2018
  9. Machine Learning Process Summarized in Two Pictures, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, May 20, 2018
  10. Learn Real Data Science from Pros - Join Data Science Central, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, May 20, 2018
  11. Advanced Machine Learning with Basic Excel, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, May 20, 2018
  12. Free New Book by Andrew Ng: Machine Learning Yearning, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, May 20, 2018
  13. Week in review: Office 365 phishing threats, companies ditch data as GDPR approaches, Help Net Security, May 20, 2018
  14. China takes a critical first step toward landing on the far side of the Moon, Ars Technica, May 20, 2018
  15. Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues May 20 2018, LLRX.com, May 20, 2018
  16. Cliff Richard and the right to report, UK Law Society Gazette: Comment and Opinion, May 20, 2018
  17. Cold-calling must be banned, UK Law Society Gazette: Comment and Opinion, May 20, 2018
  18. Coping strategies, UK Law Society Gazette: Comment and Opinion, May 20, 2018
  19. Oh dear, sirs, UK Law Society Gazette: Comment and Opinion, May 20, 2018
  20. ​Floored logic, UK Law Society Gazette: Comment and Opinion, May 20, 2018
  21. ​Meagre returns, UK Law Society Gazette: Comment and Opinion, May 20, 2018
  22. Dreamvar nightmare?, UK Law Society Gazette: Comment and Opinion, May 20, 2018
  23. The role of offshore investment for China's Belt & Road project, Global Legal Post: Big Stories, May 20, 2018
  24. The KnowBe4 User Conference Was A Blast! Here Are Some Quick Impressions, KnowBe4, May 20, 2018
  25. New Evidence Shows No Time to End Mueller Probe, Jost on Justice, May 20, 2018
  26. Elon Musk tweet-announces a $78,000 performance Model 3 with all-wheel drive, Ars Technica, May 20, 2018
  27. Small group of iOS devs form “The Developers Union” to request App Store changes, Ars Technica, May 20, 2018
  28. Who Is Arthur Chu?: When Jeopardy ended, the real puzzles of online life began, Ars Technica, May 20, 2018
  29. Pentagon’s project to verify identity via smartphones within two years, CSO from IDG, May 20, 2018
  30. #ParrotSunday - Australian Crimson Rosella, Future Lawyer, May 20, 2018
  31. Best Password Manager Is Dashlane, Future Lawyer, May 20, 2018
  32. Scam Of The Week: GDPR Phishing Attack With Apple Flavor, KnowBe4, May 20, 2018
  33. Weekly Digest, May 21, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, May 19, 2018
  34. New Book: Principles of Database Management, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, May 19, 2018
  35. Competition: Explaining black box machine learning models, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, May 19, 2018
  36. BIG DATA FOR 2018- PAST SIMPLE, PRESENT CONTINUOUS AND FUTURE PERFECT!, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, May 19, 2018
  37. Blunder burns unicorn attack that exploited Windows and Reader, Ars Technica, May 19, 2018
  38. yes: Death of a Biohacker, New York Times: Technology, May 19, 2018
  39. Changing Minds and Tech Platforms: What Makes a Lean Lawyer - Law.com, (Legal Technology), May 19, 2018
  40. Editors’ Briefing: This Week in Political Economy (May 12-May 18), Disrupt Legal, May 19, 2018
  41. FCC investigates site that let most US mobile phones’ location be exposed, Ars Technica, May 19, 2018
  42. A dozen years after near-death, Star Trek’s future may be stronger than ever, Ars Technica, May 19, 2018
  43. Peek at LEGO’s upcoming sets: Star Wars crafts, Hogwarts, Ninjago city, and more, Ars Technica, May 19, 2018
  44. Germany Acts to Tame Facebook, Learning From Its Own History of Hate, New York Times: Technology, May 19, 2018
  45. Disruptions: Me and My Numb Thumb: A Tale of Tech, Texts and Tendons, New York Times: Technology, May 19, 2018
  46. #WhyIAmASolo. I Don't Have To Take A Vacation, Future Lawyer, May 19, 2018
  47. Sometimes The Memories Hurt, Future Lawyer, May 19, 2018
  48. Galaxy Note 9 - More Of The Same, Future Lawyer, May 19, 2018
  49. Simple Tips for PostgreSQL Query Optimization, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, May 19, 2018
  50. Demystifying AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning, Data Science Central: Featured Blog Posts, May 19, 2018
  51. Hundreds of Apps Can Empower Stalkers to Track Their Victims, New York Times: Technology, May 19, 2018
  52. alt.legal: Can Basha Rubin And Priori Redefine How We Buy Legal? - Above the Law, (Legal Technology), May 18, 2018
  53. Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy amidst “siege” of negative attention, Ars Technica, May 18, 2018
  54. Utilities, Tesla appeal federal rollback of auto emissions standards, Ars Technica, May 18, 2018
  55. A perfect time for Fahrenheit 451 remakes; HBO’s version falls short, Ars Technica, May 18, 2018
  56. Clean air, water on voters’ agenda, but not Congress’, Ars Technica, May 18, 2018
  57. Exponent Podcast: Platforms Versus Aggregators, Stratechery, May 18, 2018
  58. Bryan Cave offers £5 NDA contract, Global Legal Post: Big Stories, May 18, 2018
  59. IDG Contributor Network: Replacing the Social Security Number, CSO from IDG, May 18, 2018
  60. When Thousands Filled a Hilton Ballroom to Ponder the Future of Bitcoin, New York Times: Technology, May 18, 2018
  61. Tech Hit This Small Town Hard. Now, Locals Hope It Will Fuel a Revival., New York Times: Technology, May 18, 2018
  62. New Youth Center at American Indian Museum Focuses on Invention, New York Times: Technology, May 18, 2018
  63. TC Heartland, Legal Trends, One Year Later, Lex Machina: Blog, May 18, 2018
  64. How is AI Already Helping Attorneys?, American Bar Association: Law Technology Today, May 18, 2018
  65. Mentoring in the legal profession has had to adapt to a changing world, ABA Journal - Legal Technology, May 18, 2018
  66. ICO Fines Prosecutors £325,000 Over Mislaid Police Interviews, Silicon UK, May 18, 2018
  67. Kingdom Hearts 3 gameplay world premiere: Pixar’s magic even works on RPGs, Ars Technica, May 18, 2018
  68. Russian Malware Compromises Telegram Chats, Silicon UK, May 18, 2018
  69. NASA asks for Europa lander science experiments—and that’s a big deal, Ars Technica, May 18, 2018
  70. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 world’s first hands-on: Tight core, tons of questions, Ars Technica, May 18, 2018
  71. North Korea-tied hackers used Google Play and Facebook to infect defectors, Ars Technica, May 18, 2018
  72. Survey Says Millennial Era Is Here, With Increased Speed and Tech Changes, Legaltech News: Tech Law News, May 18, 2018
  73. Changing Minds and Tech Platforms: What Makes a Lean Lawyer, Legaltech News: Tech Law News, May 18, 2018
  74. Will the GDPR Apply to U.S. Government Agencies?, Legaltech News: Tech Law News, May 18, 2018
  75. Are U.S. Records Retention Requirements on a Collision Course with the GDPR's 'Right to Erasure?', Legaltech News: Tech Law News, May 18, 2018
  76. Justice committee gives claimant lawyers hope, but not much, UK Law Society Gazette: Comment and Opinion, May 18, 2018
  77. Why your organisation needs cyber incident response management, IT Governance Blog, May 18, 2018
  78. UK will spend £56 million implementing the NIS Regulations, IT Governance Blog, May 18, 2018
  79. US legal business improving, but firms under pressure, Global Legal Post: Big Stories, May 18, 2018
  80. IDG Contributor Network: One year later: security debt makes me WannaCry, CSO from IDG, May 18, 2018
  81. What is Telegram and is it secure?, CSO from IDG, May 18, 2018
  82. Bits: Kevin’s Week in Tech: Crypto Tokin’, New York Times: Technology, May 18, 2018
  83. Tech Tip: Turning Phone Videos Into GIFs, New York Times: Technology, May 18, 2018
  84. #WhyIAmASolo. I Don't Have To Worry About Demands From Clients Restricting My Work, Future Lawyer, May 18, 2018
  85. When In Doubt, Read The Instructions, Future Lawyer, May 18, 2018
  86. #PoetryFriday - What Are Weekends For?, Future Lawyer, May 18, 2018
  87. Net Neutrality on the Horizon, or Not, Technologist: FindLaw Legal Technology Blog, May 18, 2018
  88. Technologists Are Human Too! Training for IT Soft Skills, ILTA: Podcasts, May 20, 2018
Vendor Announcements

  1. When Copy and Paste Goes Wrong, Litera Blog, May 18, 2018
  2. Have You Done These 4 Things for GDPR Compliance?, Mimecast, May 18, 2018
  3. Legal IT Newswire deal report… Fletcher Longstaff invest in Lexis Visualfiles, Legal IT Insider, May 18, 2018
  4. Legal IT Webinar… Prosperoware CAM for Managing Content Systems in the Cloud – 7th June, Legal IT Insider, May 18, 2018
  5. Legal IT Events… HighQ unveiling major product updates at HighQ Forum – 23 May London, Legal IT Insider, May 18, 2018
  6. Bloomberg Environment's New Resource Center Honored As Gold Stevie Award Winner In 2018 American Business Awards, Bloomberg BNA, May 18, 2018
Law Firm News

  1. Strength in Numbers: Advancing African American Legal Talent & Reflecting on the “Firsts”, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, May 18, 2018

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EMPLOYMENT

ILTA Job Postings

  1. IT Training/ Support Specialist | Hemenway & Barnes LLP, May 19, 2018
  2. Business Development & Marketing Technologies Coordinator | Farella Braun + Martel LLP, May 18, 2018
  3. Director of Legal Project Management | Fisher & Phillips LLP, May 18, 2018
  4. Technology Support Specialist | McDermott Will & Emery LLP, May 18, 2018
  5. Marketing Database Manager | Holland & Knight LLP, May 18, 2018
  6. IT Senior Network Engineer | Holland & Knight LLP, May 18, 2018
ALA Job Postings

  1. Legal Secretary - California  - Cerritos/Irvine/Fresno, May 18, 2018
  2. Legal Secretary - California  - Irvine, May 18, 2018
  3. Client Accounts Manager - Ohio  - Cleveland, May 18, 2018
  4. Office Manager - Kentucky  - Lexington, May 18, 2018

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