Bot! zine - Issue #32

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Bot! zine - Issue #32
By Bot! zine • Issue #32
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Reading list
Artificial Intelligence Is Far From Matching Humans, Panel Says
At an event sponsored by the Office of Science and Technology Policy, experts explored questions about systems that would make decisions without human input.
Artificial Intelligence Still Sucks At Poetry
Artificial intelligence has bested humanity in almost every intellectual pursuit going. They’ve trounced us at chess, murdered us on the TV show…
Principles of bot design
How do you design chatbots real people will want to use every day? It starts with strong design principles.
Designing Messenger Bots
Some early best practices for good messenger bots.
As Bots Rise Up, Some Level the Playing Field
While some bots are helping to streamline food delivery, others are helping to build a more equitable society.
Labore Ad Infinitum: AI & Automation vs Timeless Tasks
It seems universally accepted that machine learning and robotics will change the way we live and work.
How Facebook's Messenger Bots Work (and Why it Matters to You)
Are you excited about Messenger Bots? If not, maybe this will help - Facebook recently gave a rundown on the possibilities of bots for Messenger and the extents to which they can be used.
Events
Artificial Intelligence: Law and Policy
University of Washington hosted a free public workshop on artificial intelligence, co-hosted by the White House and UW’s Tech Policy Lab.
A two day convergence to explore the past, present and future of bots in commerce, journalism and entertainment.
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