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Jeff Ward and Ian do a deep dive on frontier technologies in this week's Evolve the Law Podcast.
Jeff is the director of Duke’s Center on Law & Technology (DCLT), which coordinates Duke’s leadership at the intersection of law and technology with programs such as the Duke Law Tech Lab, a pre-accelerator for legal technology companies, and the Access Tech Tools initiative, a program to help students and Duke’s community partners to employ human-centered design thinking and available technologies to create tools to enhance access to legal services.
- How Jeff got started at the Duke Center. Teaching law students the ethics of AI, blockchain and design thinking.
- Designing a law course around a "Black Mirror" episode.
- How law students today are energized by exploring the implications of "frontier technologies." The common ethos that things need to change.
- Why we need to look for the legal leaders of tomorrow, today.
- On regulating the ethical development of AI - the two ways of thinking about AI and the future of law.
- The core purpose of law school. On empathy and problem solving.
- On teaching law students to become better managers, as well as better lawyers with a better toolset.
- Defining a "frontier technology" - the top 3 Jeff is thinking about (for now).
- Ethical technology development vs. ex post reaction. The case of Cambridge Analytica and avoiding a negative feedback loop of policymaking.
- Brain Computing Interfaces ("BCIs") and their potential use cases in the courtrooms of tomorrow.
- Quantum Computing, CRISPR and the geopolitics of nations competing for frontier technology.
- A golden age of lawyering?
- For additional information go to https://abovethelaw.com/legal-innovation-center
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