Botwiki site updates, new bots, and events.
Posted 5 years ago in Site updates
The chat bot-powered game Detective is now open source 🙂
Bots, libraries and resources
- @WizardGenerator is one of those bots with pretty self-descriptive names
- @lazyset creates Spotify playlists
- @BotgleArtist paints pictures inspired by @Botgle
- @dirtywatervt tweets about sewage overflows in Vermont
- @superdeathmatch lets you vote as Super Heroes and Villains battle it out
- Postcards Bot lets you send a real postcard from Telegram
- “meet TacoBot, the new Taco Bell robot made for Slack“
- @ChezGenerate has some suggestions on what to cook
- and @egressmethods generates little rhymes 🙂
Last week was pretty rich with bot-related news, and it was hard to pick the best!
- The next hot job in Silicon Valley is for poets (washingtonpost.com)
- Queer Your Bots: The Bot Builder Roundtable (autostraddle.com)
- Chat app Kik launches a bot store and anyone can make bots for it(techcrunch.com)
- Line is the latest mobile messaging app to introduce bots(techcrunch.com)
- What is a chat bot, and should I be using one? (theguardian.com)
- The Human Looking to Put More Humanity Into Microsoft’s Bots(recode.net via bot.watch)
- Terrifyingly Convenient: A.I. assistants can give you the news, order you a pizza, and tell you a joke. All you have to do is trust them—completely.(slate.com)
- As Messaging Apps Boom, Brands Tiptoe In (nytimes.com)
- Businesses Get Their Chatbots Ready For Facebook Messenger(forbes.com)
- Why Bots are the Next Industrial Revolution (the Kip team via medium.com)
- Bots shouldn’t be scaled-down versions of existing products — Towards a bot-native UX (Alexander Weidauer via medium.com)
- Could conversational UI make government more user-friendly? (Olivier Kamanda via medium.com)
- How ‘chatbots’ could change the balance of power in tech(businessinsider.com)
- Messenger vs Skype vs Slack vs Telegram: How to spot the winners(Michael Vakulenko via medium.com)
The 2016 Bot Summit took place in London this Saturday, check out the video and some of the slides!
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