Bot! zine - Issue #54

This coming week is Thanksgiving here in the United States, so the events are a bit sparse (lots of c
Bot! zine - Issue #54
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This coming week is Thanksgiving here in the United States, so the events are a bit sparse (lots of cool stuff overseas, though!). 
I’ve added a few interesting self-care bots into the mix because I think many of us have been a bit politically-obsessed these past few weeks.
Finally, I recorded a great podcast with the guys from VB Engage on VentureBeat, so check that out. They have some amazing folks from the bot community on their show, so give it a subscribe
Happy 🦃 Day!

Required Reading
Freshly-funded Message.io buddies up with Microsoft on chatbots
Hook, bait and camouflage: making a honeybot – Nora Reed
Three Watson bots that took the grand prize at DevCon
How Twitter bots paved the way for today’s chatbots
'White' Twitter bots can help curb racism
Veronica Belmont, chatbot therapy, and 72 hours in Lisbon - VB Engage
New Bots, Tools, and Directories:
Init.ai | The most powerful way to build, train, and deploy intelligent conversational apps
Announcing Amazon Alexa development integration and launch of The Grand Tour skill
Freeze Frame Bot (@freezeframebot) | Twitter
Immigration attorney 2.0
happymoonbot (@happymoonbot) | Twitter
here's your reminder on Twitter
BotSociety.io: A chatbot sketch tool. Make video of a bot conversation
Events
11/23 Chatbots, Arts and Money - 🤖 Bay Area Bot Arts Meetup 🤖 (San Francisco, CA)
11/24 Les Chatbots - Petits-dejs TransfoNum (Paris)
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