Can Machines Have Ura And Omote Understanding?

Can Machines Have Ura And Omote Understanding? In Japan there is twin concepts of Ura and Omote.  Most commonly it is used in a societal sense to describe the private or hidden aspect of a person (Ura) and their public persona (Omote).  For a highly conformist and...

Why We Need Fewer “Experts”

Why We Need Fewer “Experts” An interesting view that I have seen appear across many differing topics in the past few years is that only experts should opine on any given area.  This has been used across the political spectrum:  only economists should opine...

Dangers Of Law Clerks With Checklists

Dangers Of Law Clerks With Checklists The discussion surrounding the dangers of automation typically centre on novel and futuristic application of Artificial Intelligence.  Even if we are not worried about Skynet terminating humans, we worry about application of data,...

Why the Partnership Model is Broken

Only one person I can think of from my graduating class of 2005 is a Partner at a law firm. Of course, there might be more that I haven’t kept in touch with, but it is an interesting anecdote. A number of them became Partners at a firm for a couple of years, but...

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