Your Weekly Lawtomatic Digest
The Appetizer: Sponsors
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The Main Course: 5 Things That Made Me Think This Week
An Rx for Data Dizziness: I enjoy all of Jae Um's posts, but this one is extra good.
$1 billion invested in legal tech in 2018: a breakdown of where it went from the LawGeex blog.
Changes coming to litigation finance? Phillip Bantz reports that it could be the next big thing for legal departments.
Legal Tech FOMO: a strategy on how to overcome it, from Ron Friedmann
Regulating AI? This twitter thread, from Benedict Evans, is really thought-provoking.
American Meme: the Netflix documentary on social media celebrities is wild, entertaining, informative, confusing, and worth watching. Trailer here.
Happy New Year, all. More in 2019!
This will be the last newsletter for 2018. I'm going to grade some papers and enjoy some time off in the coming weeks. I'll be back in January, though. If you have a tip, collaboration idea, or just want to chat, feel free to drop me a line in the interim.
About Gabe Teninbaum
Gabe Teninbaum (@GTeninbaum) is a professor at Suffolk Law (with additional affiliations at Yale, Harvard, and MIT) focusing on legal innovation, technology, and the changing business of law.
Every day, he digest tons of content on these topics. The goal of Lawtomatic, his newsletter, is to curate the most interesting, valuable, and thought-provoking of these ideas.
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