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Technology checkmate for law firms?

Lawyers must embrace tech or find themselves swept from the board, writes Matthew Rogers

3 July 2017

‘We should not worry about what our machines can do today,’ said Russian chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov. ‘Instead, we should worry about what they still cannot do today, because we will need the help of the new, intelligent machines to turn our grandest dreams into reality.’

Kasparov famously lost to IBM’s supercomputer Deep Blue in 1997 in a match billed as man versus machine. He had beaten Blue a year earlier but would soon succumb to the ferocity of a device able to calculate 200 million positions per second. While he had reservations about the intelligence of machines back then, 20 years later, Kasparov says humans must work with technology to get the best out of humanity.

Speaking at the TED2017 conference in April, he Want to read on?

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