Friday Top Nine for November 30, 2018

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Nov 30, 2018 6:50:51 PM

Our favourite links from around the web to kick off your weekend.

This week's roundup includes: Alexa On The Witness Stand Is Going To Be Killer For Privacy, Law + Disorder: Law Firms, AI and Cybersecurity, The 13 Most In-Demand Tech Jobs for 2019...


  1. Online Dispute Resolution Bolstering Access to Justice

    "Despite the reluctance many jurisdictions have about utilising tech in dispute resolution matters, the chair of Canada’s Civil Resolution Tribunal has shared how doing so has aided in the country’s access to justice crisis.(via

  2. Alexa On The Witness Stand Is Going To Be Killer For Privacy

    "...this is my reasonable fear, that the state will use Internet of Things devices to go on fishing expeditions. That judges...will okay such expeditions without any real showing of probable cause. (via

  3. Law + Disorder: Law Firms, AI and Cybersecurity

    "Since July 2018, an increasing number of cyber-attacks have been identified targeting law firms. Of concern is that the attacks are emerging not from opportunistic malware, like banking trojans, but ‘threat actors’ who actively conduct cyber-intrusions, seeking to exfiltrate data from these organisations."  (via

  4. The 13 Most In-Demand Tech Jobs for 2019

    "From data scientists to developers to engineers, the battle for the best IT talent will wage on next year. Here’s what to look for (and what to offer) when hiring for the 13 most in-demand jobs for 2019." (via

  5. Digitally Transform with Microsoft Teams

    "Microsoft Teams is a powerful collaboration tool that can help accelerate digital transformation for all legal organizations. This article will explore the basics of Microsoft Teams and provide some possible use cases for Microsoft Teams for in-house legal departments, law firms, and other legal organizations."  (via

  6. How You Can Help Solve the Access to Justice Problem

    "An increasingly connected generation could be the key to striking that balance between a tech-forward and compassionate legal culture in the years ahead." (via

  7. Outside Toronto: The Unsung Canadian Cities Leading AI Innovation

    While Toronto deserves its place at number one when it comes to Canadian innovation, the rest of the country has been gaining ground in the field of AI research and development. Cities such as Montreal, Edmonton, Vancouver, and Ottawa are quietly becoming major hubs of AI innovation." 

  8. 'City of Surveillance': Privacy Expert Quits Toronto's Smart-City Project

    "Despite Justin Trudeau’s exclamation that, through a partnership with Google’s sister company Sidewalk Labs, the waterfront neighborhood could help turn the area into a 'thriving hub for innovation', questions immediately arose over how the new wired town would collect and protect data." (via

  9. Understanding the Two Faces of Legal technology and AI

    "I am a strong advocate for the adoption of legal technology and artificial intelligence. Not only do I believe that the adoption of legal tech will make lawyers more efficient and able to provide better more affordable services to clients, but I believe there will be a time, very soon, when not using legal technology tools will risk a lawyer being found to be in a possible breach of their professional obligations."  (via

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