Our favourite links from around the web to kick off your weekend.
This week's roundup includes: What IT Work Will Look Like in 2030, What to Know About Big Brother Technology, Looking Toward Legal Ops 2.0: Why is “Co-Innovation” the Key?, and more...
- Toronto now Ranked one of Top Three Cities in North America for Tech Talent
"Fuelled by government funded start-up accelerators, welcoming immigration policies and a healthy venture capital market, Toronto is now rated number three in North America for tech talent, according to the CBRE Group Inc.’s annual report." (via thestar.com)
- What IT Work Will Look Like in 2030
"Automation and AI are poised to shake up IT. Early indications suggest a greater emphasis on cross-functional teams, deeper partnerships between AI and IT staff, and deep cuts to middle management." (via cio.com)
- Cybercrime is Going up Across Canada and Most Cases Remain Unsolved
"People are using the internet to commit crimes more than ever before, with women twice as likely than men to be targeted and with fraud accounting for half of all reported cybercrime cases across Canada." (via cbc.ca)
- Everything You Wanted to Know About Cyber Insurance But Were Too Afraid to Ask
"Hoping for the best, prepared for the worst, and unsurprised by anything in between" (via relativity.com/blog)
- What to Know About Big Brother Technology
"Does the benefit of having the entire knowledge of civilization at your fingertips, the ability to communicate with anyone wherever you go, and other mind-boggling capabilities of an iPhone outweigh the risks of being constantly monitored?" (via lawtechnologytoday.org)
- Intelligent Funding: Could AI Drive the Future of Litigation Finance?
"As litigation finance spreads to more jurisdictions and becomes increasingly accepted as an appropriate way to bankroll lawsuits by litigants, lawyers and the courts, players in the business are looking at the best way of finding cases with a good chance of success." (via nationalmagazine.ca)
- Looking Toward Legal Ops 2.0: Why is “Co-Innovation” the Key?
"Legal Ops 2.0 will only be a reality when an entire corporate legal ecosystem can be united under a single broad umbrella of best practices, governance, efficiency, and collaboration." (via cbc.ca)
- How Does Legal Innovation Escape The Silo We Are In?
"The fundamental problem is this: Law talks to itself. It buys and sells to and from itself. It trains itself. It even regulates itself. And it judges its own performance against itself." (via artificiallawyer.com)
- How Dubai Airport Uses Artificial Intelligence
"if artificial intelligence can remove the biggest headaches from travel, some people (possibly most) will be more than ready to exchange a bit of privacy for a better experience when AI takes over." (via forbes.com)