Monday, June 27, 2022

You’re Asking Too Much of Chat Bots

At Facebook’s recent annual developer conference, Marc Zuckerberg outlined the social network’s artificial intelligence (AI) plans to “build systems that are better than people...

What do we really want out of our bots?

The discussion around robots has only increased in the past few years — especially when things like IBM Watson and Siri are well-known topics for...

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...

AI Start-up DigitalGenius raises $4M

DigitalGenius is announcing its Human+AI customer service platform today, along with a $4.1 million seed investment. The platform integrates with existing customer service software suites...

Amazon Echo: A Rising Rock Star?

Perhaps it's only Apple envy, but it's been evident for a long time that Amazon wished it had its own market-leading consumer device. It's possible...

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...

Microsoft Uses Artificial Intelligence for Chat

A seventeen-year old girl powered by artificial intelligence. Right now in China, a seventeen-year old girl named Xiaoice spends her days chatting with 15 million...

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...

Artificial intelligence and language

The concept of artificial intelligence has been around for a long time. We’re all familiar with HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey, C-3PO from Star Wars and,...






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