The answer to the Future Lawyer….

Source: Mugdom Tomorrow I am going to speak to a room full of Futurists – lawyers, economist, artists, teachers, entrepreneurs and I am lost for words….for now. Even if I were to look into a crystal ball, the view of the future is not clear, except what is clear is there is uncertainty and the question of how we are going to live, is partly embracing that certainty. If I were to look at the trends of the last few years, what is clear is that social media, not withstanding recent media attention, has taken centre stage in terms of … Continue reading The answer to the Future Lawyer….

Law, AI and Knowledge Management

  As they emerge from their cofee break, taking their seats one by one, the camera man adjusts the sound and angles the camera. A panelist of five, meets and greets some of the attendees and then the crowd grows. Whispers, clicking of pens, reading of emails. The lawyers are settling in. Allowing for another 5 minutes grace period. The Chair is ready to start, with introductions I get called to start first. I take my phone, open my PowerPoint and begin. Then I take them on a journey – to Matrix to the very scene where we see Neil … Continue reading Law, AI and Knowledge Management

Re-Thinking Water

Isn’t it high time we talk about water? According to WWF, water covers 70% of our planet.  Yet only 3% of the world’s water is fresh water. The thought that 1.1 billion people worldwide who lack access to water of the 2.7 billion people means water scarcity is as much as an opportunity as it is a challenge. If we think about exposed diseases such as cholera and tythoid fever and other water borne illnesses and how almost 2 million people, particularly children die each year due to diarrheal diseases – it is very tragic. To add to the concern, … Continue reading Re-Thinking Water