Will the Singularity Improve the Legal System? Peter Thiel Seems to Think So
Here's a Friday afternoon head-scratcher: What will legal systems look like in 1,000 years? No, really. If our arbiters of right and wrong become more highly automated, will we be smoothing over the imperfections of Lady Justice, or placing our respective fates in the hands of heartless machines. What will sentencing guidelines be like after the singularity?
If it's not clear yet, we've been reading an account of a Peter Thiel guest lecture in a Stanford Law School course on legal technology.