Peer to Peer Magazine

Summer 2016

The quarterly publication of the International Legal Technology Association

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74 PEER TO PEER: THE QUARTERLY MAGAZINE OF ILTA | SUMMER 2016 Don't let the naysayers darken your view. The future of legal is bright, and technology is lighting the pathway to improved efficiencies, lower costs, better security and more. However, technology only takes us so far; a future-focused community is required to ensure people take the right actions based on what technology reveals. Exploring this idea further, we've asked a few of your ILTA peers about the future. Here's what they had to say: What future-focused technology could most improve efficiencies in legal? Brice: Wearable technology, such as smart watches, Google Glass and Microso HoloLens, will be able to help aorneys, especially in a courtroom seing. They will get updates by looking down at their watch or in front of them (wearing glasses) instead of having to walk back to the table or perform research aer the fact. It also looks like the cloud and mobile technologies will steer us away from everybody having a laptop or a desktop, and they'll just have a tablet. As tablets get beer, working on documents will get a lot easier. Ken: One technology that will bring efficiencies is computational linguistics: the ability to take text and analyze it at the semantic level. Imagine a computer understanding the meaning of words when placed A Future-Focused Community ASK THE EXPERT A Future-Focused Community

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