“Present and Future of Legal Tech: What, How and Where?” (Conference report)

The aim of the the interdisciplinary workshop in Talinn* was to contrast various opinions, fears and postulates on Legal Tech. As a starting point for further discussion, the organizers have planned to analyse and compare the current Legal Tech landscape in Member States. In addition, several practical applications of new technologies were presented by some…

Challenging automated filtering systems – The case of Yelp

Before choosing a restaurant, you will probably seek advice on TripAdvisor or Yelp. These platforms employ filtering algorithms to ensure reliability and authenticity of their reviews. As the livelihood of the business largely depends on its digital reputation, the correct functioning of these filters is fundamental. If the algorithm assesses reviews wrongly, this will damage…

Interview zu Comic-Essay „KI, wir müssen reden!“

Das Thema Künstliche Intelligenz ist derzeit in aller Munde. Es beschäftigt nicht nur Informatiker und Softwareschmieden, sondern nauch Philosophinnen, Soziologen, Juristinnen und zivilgesellschaftliche Organisationen. Weltweit ringt auch die Politik damit, neue Technologien zu verstehen, ihre Wirtschaftsstandorte für die Potentiale der KI zu rüsten und potentielle Gefahren regulatorisch einzuhegen. Nur wenige Expertinnen und Experten geben sich…