Bot! zine - Issue #50

Happy anniversary! 🎉This week marks one year since the very first issue of Bot! zine was published by
Bot! zine - Issue #50
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Happy anniversary! 🎉
This week marks one year since the very first issue of Bot! zine was published by Stefan Bohacek (founder of Botwiki and Botmakers). I’ve had an amazing time editing the newsletter since I took the reins this summer, so here’s to many happy returns of the day!
Keep reading, chatting, and sharing the newsletter with your friends. Have a great week!

Required Reading
Breaking the Black Box: How Machines Learn to Be Racist
Lessons Learned from Beep Boop’s new Slack bot
8 predictions for A.I. and bots in the next 24 months
Talkabot: Conversation with Ted Livingston, CEO Kik
Harvard Business Review built a bot on Slack that delivers workplace advice
A third of pro-Trump tweets are generated by bots
Michael Schneider, Rachel Law, and Alyx Baldwin on customer service with bots
New Bots, Tools, and Directories:
Get your personal chat bot | BOTTR.me
Webtask
Agent.ai | AI-Powered Customer Service
Events
10/24 Big Data Meetup - Part of Big Data Week (Talks on Big Data / Messenger Bots) - Women Who Code London (London, England)
10/25 SlackDevs: ’Bot’ does it work? - Logging and Testing - SlackDevs (San Francisco, CA)
10/26 Bot Frameworks: the hottest topic in town - JSValley (Gent)
10/26 Startups and brands talk Bots, AI & Messaging - Bots, AI & Messaging Meetup (London, England)
10/27 Bot Development Workshop - Civic Hacker Hours @ Civic Hall - Hacker Hours (New York, NY)
10/27 Machine Learning and NLP to build BOTs - Silicon Valley Indian Professionals Association (SIPA) (San Jose, CA)
10/27 Chatbots Melbourne October Meetup - Chatbots, Messaging and AI (Melbourne)
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