Bot! zine - Issue #62

Happy Monday, everyone! Just a quick note that we've added a new channel over on Botmakers.org -- #th
Bot! zine - Issue #62
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Happy Monday, everyone! Just a quick note that we’ve added a new channel over on Botmakers.org – #the-botsistance. Huge thanks to member @botmaster-e for spearheading this new space! He’s looking for new people to collaborate and work with, so hop in and check it out!

Required Reading
The Age of Creative Destruction
The Age of Creative Destruction
Starbucks unveils a virtual assistant that takes your order via messaging or voice
The Work Before the Work – Slack Platform Blogm
Designing a chatbot: male, female or gender neutral?
Chris Messina on conversational commerce - Product Hunt
Why Chatbots Struggle So Much With Retention
New Bots, Tools, and Directories:
Building a Facebook Chat Bot with Node and Heroku
Do Something Today (@DoSomethingBot)
I'm not a robot!
I'm not a robot!
Leandro Ardissone on Twitter: "I'm not a robot..."
The Trump Watcher (@thetrumpwatcher) | Twitter
Events
1/30 User Acquisition and Monetization - Dashbot Bot Meetup - San Francisco New Technology
2/7 NY Loft - Alexa Bootcamp
Humanity.AI is a single-track conference chock full of talks with designers, animators, engineers, researchers, and product folks who are keeping humanity at the forefront of AI advancements.
Hear from people who are inventing systems that enable powerful human experiences way beyond banking–companies like IBM, Facebook, Uber, Growbot, Motional Entertainment, PullString, Pixar, and more will take the stage.
Our aim is that you’ll leave feeling inspired by the creativity and passion behind every choice these practitioners are making, and having met a few new people who–like you– share a supreme interest in finding new ways to humanize AI.
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