Here are some great reads on legal innovation and legal tech from last week. On how human input is essential to improve algorithms, how empty calls for ‘innovation’ are getting old, the power of statistics, and creative transparency. Enjoy your read!
Netflix’s Secret Special Algorithm Is a Human (The New Yorker, via Kottke.org)
Innovative pricing and shredded ambition – By Paul Gilbert
‘Canary Watch’ legally reveals when sites get national security requests (Engadget)
Stanford-Bred Startup Uses Moneyball Stats To Handicap Judges, Lawyers (Forbes)
I plan to post weekly updates to the Legal Tech reading list. If you have suggestions, contact me: @jellevanveenen or firstname.lastname@example.org.