I’ll be honest: The headlines on the cover of this month’s Arizona Attorney Magazine were not my first choice.
Yes, I wrote and sort of like the whole “time. space. data.” vibe. It’s clean, and sort of intriguing.
Most of all, it complements the great cover story by Aaron Goodman, an attorney at the Phoenix office of DLA Piper. He wrote on the increasing use of predictive coding in e-discovery. Turns out that when properly done, predictive coding can be highly accurate and much more cost-efficient than, y’know, paying staff attorneys to look at Every. Single. Document.
And here is the opening spread. Pretty cool, right?
So now I know you’ve seen the cover and will definitely read Aaron’s article. But you wonder: What was my preferred headline?
Given the cover image’s representation of a curvature in the data, how about: “bending the law”
I know, excellent, right? I almost pulled the trigger. But then I thought …
Some folks may not be amused by the idiom, which can also mean skirting the law. So, as maturity ravages my soul like a dark lord, I set aside the funny in favor of the clear.
Let me know what you think of Aaron’s article. And contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any other technology—or other—story ideas.Follow @azatty