Facebook Gives Workers a Chatbot to Appease That Prying Uncle


The answers were put together by Facebook's public relations department, parroting what company executives have publicly said. And the chatbot has a name: the "Liam Bot." (The provenance of the name is unclear.) "Our employees regularly ask for information to use with friends and family on topics that have been in the news, especially around the holidays," a Facebook spokeswoman said. "We put this into a chatbot, which we began testing this spring." Facebook's reputation has been shredded by a string of scandals -- including how the site spreads disinformation and can be used to meddle in elections -- in recent years.

How To Implement A Chatbot For Your Webinar Campaign


Chatbot expert Natasha Takahashi walks you through how to use a chatbot with your webinar campaign. Don't forget to register for Natasha's Chatbot workshop on December 10th. RESOURCES To Check Out: Become a DigitalMarketer Insider (For FREE ALWAYS): She also shares her findings, cutting-edge strategies, and results with the world. The other 50% of her time is spent as CMO and Co-Founder of School of Bots, the trusted chatbot resource for marketers & entrepreneurs.

The 20 best gadgets of 2019

The Guardian

There's more than meets the eye to these generic-seeming glasses. The Bose Frames contain a small pair of hidden speakers and sensors on their arms. In addition to music listening, you can use them to receive calls and interact with Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant. Can't decide whether to buy a lamp or a speaker? This could be the answer.

Chatbots – The Beginners Guide to Chatbot Technology Drift


Chatbots are software applications that use artificial intelligence & natural language processing to understand what a human wants, and guides them to their desired outcome with as little work for the end user as possible. The adoption of chatbots was accelerated in 2016 when Facebook opened up its developer platform and showed the world what is possible with chatbots through their Messenger app. Google also got in the game soon after with Google Assistant. Since then there have been a tremendous amount of chatbot apps built on websites, in applications, on social media, for customer support, and countless other examples. One of the most interesting parts of the chatbot space is the variety of ways you can build a chatbot.

Preparing Your Business For The Artificial Intelligence Revolution 7wData


Today when asked about artificial intelligence (AI), many people start painting science fiction inspired images of machine-ruled futures and robots completing manual tasks for human beings. To them, AI is only a concept, something that's going to happen tomorrow. In reality, artificial intelligence is already part of our lives. We use AI every day. For the last few years, AI has entered the consciousness of every industry.

3 things everyone should know about implementing AI in customer experience


Artificial intelligence (AI) is giving customer experience a shot in the arm. Organizations are increasingly adopting conversational chatbots for providing customer service. Airports around the world are investing in mobile androids that help travelers with directions. Hotels are experimenting with voice-assisted in-room controls.1 A Microsoft social chatbot in China, "Xaiolce," already has over 200 million users, with 600,000 calls made in the first ten months since its launch.

Deepak Chopra made a digital clone of himself, and other celebs could soon follow


I'm sitting down on a sofa, talking to what looks like a Facetime with Deepak Chopra on a phone. It's an animated, sometimes realistic, talking head. He asks me how I feel. I end up discussing work stress. For a few minutes, I'm having a little session with a Deepak that doesn't exist.

Global Testing Retreat #ATAGTR2019 welcomes Soumya Mukherjee as our esteemed speaker – ATA BLOGS


Soumya Mukherjee is passionate about creating new tool and framework creation for QA. Developer at heart, Tester at core, always trying to do something new. Soumya is having more than 14 years of experience working in web, Mobile & API Test Automation, Performance Testing, DevOps, TestOps, Machine Learning & Conversational AI, Cognitive AI Test Automation, Bigdata Testing, Consulting, Trainings, Product Management, mentoring & transforming teams. Soumya will be taking Handson Lab Session on "Code Along workshop – AI – Chatbot development and Testing using RASA" – Track 3 on Day 1 I still remember why GTR has started and you won't be surprised to know that folks in GTR wanted to give an opportunity and platform to all budding QA folks who are searching for a platform to showcase their achievements. It is a platform were creativity, unique ideas, latest tech/tools in QA meets all those who are aspiring QAs and looking to enhance their knowledge.

Are Chatbots Doomed to Failure or Will They Eventually Conquer HR? - CakeHR Blog


Chatbots have been the latest craze of the modern days. We see a gold rush of companies trying to become the first in their field to successfully deploy a bot. A great proof is a report by Forrester Research revealing that 57% of the companies worldwide are either using chatbots already, or are planning to do so. Chatbots are already being used in marketing, eCommerce and even customer service. Yet isn't it ironic that chatbots are also becoming extremely popular in HR?

NBA Partners With GameOn Technology In Launching AI Chatbot On Facebook Messenger


The NBA and GameOn Technology announced a partnership this week where the league will take advantage ... [ ] of the company's AI chatbot technology to provide in-game highlights via Facebook Messenger. As sports move into the new decade, it can be argued that the key new technologies that will define tech's impact will be the influx of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) related to how teams conduct their business objectives. These businesses use range from improving performance on the field and for in-game decision-making to achieving revenue objectives through utilizing the technology to make better use of the enormous amounts of data that teams and leagues collect from fan shopping habits and online behavior. As part of this process, AI is being utilized to automate chat to reduce manpower needs. With this in mind, the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced a partnership this week with AI chatbot company GameOn Technology that will engage fans of the league through Facebook Messenger to deliver highlights in-game.