Los Angeles is now working on a Jury Chat Bot project that will leverage true AI, Snorri Ogata, CIO of the LA Superior Court, told ZDNet. It's being built on top of the Microsoft Cognitive Services platform, leveraging features like natural language understanding, QnA maker (to build "FAQ on steroids," as Ogata put it) and translation services. The court is initially focusing its efforts around the jury summons process and will be narrowing the chat dialog universe to known outcomes (such as "retrieve my juror ID" or "request a postponement"). … [Read more...] about AI in the court: Are robot judges next?
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Gelato has a richer texture than standard ice cream and not because it’s made with richer ingredients. Rather than cream and egg yolks, it’s made with regular milk. That doesn’t seem to make sense until you consider what happens to gelato during the churning process. Consider a glass of milk versus a bowl of whipped cream. When you blow bubbles in a glass of milk, they pop fairly quickly. However, whipped cream holds its light and fluffy shape for hours at a time. Unlike the less fatty milk, the fat in cream allows it to hold air. In short, when a gelato base is churned, it doesn’t have much air whipped into it. This gives it a very dense texture, which has a richer mouth feel. … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between Ice Cream and Gelato? All Your Frozen Dessert Questions, Answered