New Zealand Government

Bringing Anzac Heroes to Life with AI Chatbots on Facebook


The Wizeline bots team has partnered News Corp Australia to launch the AnzacLive chatbot, an innovative way to share history with a modern audience. Journals from one of the soldiers, Archie Barwick, have been powered by technology. Thanks to Facebook Messenger meets Natural Language Processing, Archie is able to respond in real-time to questions and keep up with conversations. The app, built by the Wizeline bots team, is powered by Natural Language Processing technology with along with a database of topics based on Archie's real diary entries interpreted by the editors at News Corp Australia.