Podcast #64: What the Internet of Things Means for You and Your Clients, with Andy Mergendahl


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Sam and Andy Mergendahl chat about the ever-increasing prevalence of Internet-enabled devices, otherwise known as the Internet of things, and what impact it will have on your practice and your daily life. The worst part of all this? You may now have to read the Terms of Service that comes with every new software package you buy.

 The Future of AI Is Chatty Bots

With the news that X.ai (a bot that schedules meetings for you) just raised $23 million in VC funding, Sam and Aaron take the opportunity to discuss where we are at today with AI tech. Short answer: AI is still in its infancy. But even though AI is still learning to walk, it’s clear that automation, AI, and chat bots are the future.

What the Internet of Things Means for You and Your Clients, with Andy Mergendahl

8477c50317432f071f466c7f9458ae3fAndy Mergendahl is a privacy officer at a large commercial bank. He’s also been a solo practitioner and a judicial law clerk. He considers himself a foot soldier in the War on Legalese (also known as the War Without End). Andy enjoys collecting names for bands that do not (yet) exist, being a runner (but not the act of running so much), and the bourbon Old Fashioned at Eat Street Social in Minneapolis. Follow him on Twitter and Linkedin, and check out his articles on Lawyerist.

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