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Aug 2017

Survive Law and The Legal Forecast have teamed up to provide law students with bite-sized, easy-to-understand explainers on the latest law-tech and legal innovation hot topics. 

Angus Murray and Daniel Owen from The Legal Forecast explain how the use of a little thing called “data analytics” can allow lawyers to embody Judge Hercules by enabling a decision-making process that combines the best of both technological and human capabilities.

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Jun 2017

Survive Law and The Legal Forecast have teamed up to provide law students with bite-sized, easy-to-understand explainers on the latest law-tech and legal innovation hot topics.

Were you one of those lawyers or students who felt an obligation to ‘catch ‘em all’ in 2016 through the mobile phone app Pokémon Go?  You are not alone as the game attracted millions of players around the world.  The app uses augmented reality (AR) adding a layer of Pokémon on to the real picture generated by the phone’s camera in addition to using its GPS tracking system.  The game generated several complaints of trespass and nuisance[1] in reality as people became absorbed in the virtual world #rude.  It is easy enough to understand users of virtual reality (VR) or AR should be responsible for their direct actions in the real world but this article examines some of the legal opportunities and complications offered by VR and AR technology.

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May 2017

Survive Law and The Legal Forecast have teamed up to provide law students with bite-sized, easy-to-understand explainers on the latest law-tech and legal innovation hot topics.

Will technological innovation save us from climate change or do we need policy and the law?

Climate change is the most pervasive threat facing humanity today.  Unless greenhouse gas emissions are reduced dramatically, global temperature rise will have severe and irreversible impacts on communities and ecosystems, as well as the economy, trade, defence, food security and health.

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01
May 2017

Survive Law and The Legal Forecast have teamed up to provide law students with bite-sized, easy-to-understand explainers on the latest law-tech and legal innovation hot topics.

The reality of modern life is that everything we do leaves a digital footprint: every time we shout “treat yo’ self” as we swipe our debit cards or outrageously priced smart phones we leave behind a trail of data waiting to be collected. 

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12
Apr 2017

Survive Law and The Legal Forecast have teamed up to provide law students with bite-sized, easy-to-understand explainers on the latest law-tech and legal innovation hot topics.

Smart contracts are computer protocols which can execute or enforce the negotiation or performance of a traditional contract. Smart contracts run on computer code which is expressed in logic statements (generally an “if this then that” statement). 

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