Thursday, June 17, 2021

IBM’s Connie concierge bot first hand

AI Trends note: We've just added a workshop at AI World: Building a Company or Application Specific Bot I learned three things from IBM’s Connie...

General Catalyst’s Phil Libin eyes bots with his first investment startup Begin

Phil Libin has made his first investment since joining General Catalyst in a bot company called Begin that’s co-founded by GDGT co-founder Ryan Block, who left AOL...

Tay gone, but reports say Microsoft will announce new AI bots today

Microsoft's chatbot Tay may have suffered a racist meltdown last week, but the company is not giving up on AI. According to a report from Bloomberg Businessweek, Microsoft...

How You Speak To Siri & Alexa Matters More Than You Think

"Alexa, what are you wearing?" "Alexa, how much do you weigh?" Alexa — Amazon's freestanding virtual assistant — doesn't wear or own any clothes, she can't...

This AI startup turns Slack into SmarterChild on steroids

API.ai, an intelligent speech interface company for apps, devices, and the web is announcing an integration with Slack that could be a major stepping...

Microsoft Snaps Up Wand Labs For Intelligent Communication Tech

Microsoft has confirmed its acquisition of messaging app company Wand Labs. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Wand Labs is focused on developing...

Biased bots: Human prejudices sneak into AI systems

Identifying and addressing possible bias in machine learning will be critically important as we increasingly turn to computers for processing the natural language humans...

3 Major Trends Driving The Bot Revolution

Facebook’s big announcement at its annual F8 Developer conference, was to make Messenger, its 900-million-user messaging app into a full-fledged platform that allows businesses...

Google’s New Chatbot Takes up the Challenge

AI Trends note: We've just added a workshop at AI World: Building a Company or Application Specific Bot ONCE, NOT TOO long ago, humans couldn’t talk...

Companies Are Reimagining Business Processes with Algorithms

In the early 1990s, executives and managers welcomed information technology — databases, PC workstations, and automated systems — into their offices. They saw the...






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