TAR Talk Podcast

Episode One: Flying with Global Aerospace: An Inside Look at the First TAR Case
Hear how Tom Gricks, the lead attorney on the Global Aerospace case, obtained the first order authorizing the use of technology assisted review (TAR) over the objection of opposing party.

Episode Two: The Birth of TAR 2.0 (and CAL) With Dr. Jeremy Pickens
Learn about the birth of continuous active learning from Dr. Jeremy Pickens, Catalyst’s chief scientist. He details the differences between TAR 1.0 and 2.0 and how different systems work.

Episode Three: Is “Backing up the Trucks” Still a Legitimate Strategy in the TAR Era?
John Tredennick and Tom Gricks review a recent decision In Re Domestic Airline Travel Antitrust Litigation, 2018 WL 4441507 (D.D.C. Sept. 13, 2018), a multidistrict class action litigation. Was the plaintiff’s side forced to review non-relevant documents (a document dump) or was it human error?

Episode Four: Can You Do Good TAR with a Bad Algorithm?
Should proportionality arguments allow producing parties to get away with poor productions—simply because they wasted a lot of effort due to an extremely bad algorithm? Dr. Bill Dimm, founder and CEO of Hot Neuron (the maker of Clustify software) joins our hosts to discuss whether one can do “good” TAR with a bad algorithm.

Episode Five: EDRM TAR Guidelines: What’s Good and What’s Not So Good? The TAR Talk Take
After two years of work, Duke Law and EDRM recently published the TAR Guidelines. In this podcast, we give you the TAR Talk take with the good and the not so good. Join us for a fun discussion.

Episode Six: The Latest TAR Poll Results
Rob Robinson of ComplexDiscovery just released the results from the Spring 2019 Predictive Coding Technologies and Protocols Survey. In this episode, we look backwards and forwards and give you the TAR Talk Take.

Episode Seven: TAR Talk featuring Honorable Judge Andrew Peck (ret.)
We talk with Judge Peck, one of the leading judges moving TAR law forward.

Episode Eight: Validation: How Do We Know TAR Worked?
Tom and John take a shot at this tricky topic.

Episode Nine: Fear of Missing Out?
Herb Roitblat recently released a paper called FOMO (Fear of Missing Out), which provided a mathematical analysis of relevance recall for TAR projects. The EDRM claimed that the “analysis has the potential to be a game changer” for legal search and review. Is it? Tune in for the TAR Talk take on Herb’s paper and his analysis. Information Scientist Bill Dimm will be joining us to talk about the math.

Episode Ten: The Battle Between TAR 1.0 and TAR 2.0
The battle between TAR 1.0 and TAR 2.0 rears its ugly head. When is TAR 1.0 the best approach and when is TAR 2.0 better? You may be surprised at our views on this. Tune in for the TAR Talk Take with Tom and John.

Episode Eleven: The Open Source Revolution
The Open Source Revolution: Could it lead to a standard product for TAR engines available to anyone for free?  Join Tom and John for a TAR Talk look at how the open source revolution is now reaching the legal profession.

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