This Firm Just Hired A Robot Lawyer, So We’re All Officially Useless

The law firm BakerHostetler officially hired the first artificial intelligence lawyer. IBM makes the robot lawyer, and apparently, it will work in the firm’s bankruptcy practice — because what better way to test out a robot lawyer than by putting people with their lives crumbling around them in its virtual hands. Look, once I watched the entirety of “I, Robot” without sound on another guy’s screen on a flight, so, yeah, you could say I already know a lot about artificial intelligence. via GIPHY But not even I, with my extensive experience in the subject, could predict robotics would have already developed so far, a law firm would actually hire an artificially intelligent lawyer. IBM named this lawyer robot “ROSS” because, even though he is a robot, he is first and foremost a lawyer and,…


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