What if you could reply to a work email hands-free while in traffic? Dragon Dictation by Nuance, makers of the widely-used “naturally speaking” desktop dictation application, have released a mobile version that lets you take advantage of its voice recognition software on your phone.
We’d like to thank our own Thi Pham, Helpdesk Manager, for 7 great years at LexCloud.ca!
Over his time with us, Thi has become a crucial part of LexCloud.ca’s team. His key responsibility is the overall delivery of our Service Level Agreement commitments to our clients. This includes supporting and managing our Helpdesk engineers, performing root cause analysis of support incidents and regularly reviewing and improving Helpdesk processes. His hands-on, no-excuses approach is a key factor in making sure our customers’ needs are always met.
Joshua Browder, an 18-year-old programmer in the UK, had a problem – he had too many parking tickets and not enough money to pay them or pay a lawyer to fight them. With some research, he realized the process for fighting the tickets was formulaic. His solution: build an AI-based program to prepare an appeal letter based on the facts of each case called, DoNotPay.
If you use an iPhone for both work and personal, like many lawyers do, your ears might have perked up at the announcement of the new iPhone X, launched on September 12. The marketing department at Apple quickly labelled it: “the future of the smart phone.”
On the weekend of June 2nd, Neesons hosted a Legal Hackathon that brought together several hundred programmers, software designers, lawyers, and other interested parties. A dozen teams formed on Friday night and the coding began!
Teams were provided with several possible challenges including improving automated transcription, using AI to streamline document review, creating a system to pro-actively monitor file status, and a wildcard – anything they could think of that would improve the legal industry.