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Artificial intelligence

AI technology: a lawyer's guide

As AI becomes more prevalent in our lives the law will need to adapt. However, lawmakers have been struggling to draft a definition that covers exactly what AI is. This may be partly due to AI itself being an imprecise concept, and partly due to the complex technical nature of the field.

As a result, AI is often used as an umbrella term to cover a variety of underlying computing technologies. In this post we seek to examine these underlying technologies that are usually thought of as ‘AI’, and look at how the regulators have so far tried to capture ‘AI’ in words.