Bot! zine - Issue #63

The biggest news this week comes to use from Slack, which has launched its enterprise product into th
Bot! zine - Issue #63
By Bot! zine • Issue #63
The biggest news this week comes to use from Slack, which has launched its enterprise product into the world! Slack Enterprise Grid can support up to 500,000 users, and allows Slack teams to collaborate via cross-functional shared channels. 
The beefed-up security also may ease concerns from some of their enterprise clients, who may have been looking upon the upcoming Microsoft Teams with interest. What do you think? Will it be enough to keep Redmond at bay?

Required Reading
Introducing Slack Enterprise Grid
Since we started Slack in 2013, we’ve had one focus — to make working lives simpler, more pleasant, and more productive. And it’s worked so far. Teams of all sizes rely on Slack today, from growing…
Developing for Enterprise Grid
Slack Enterprise Grid allows large organizations to collaborate across many teams. While many apps, integrations, and bots will work as expected on Enterprise, there are enough new behaviors, conditions, nuances, and opportunity to warrant reviewing your app for full compatibility.
Twitter bot retells story of turned away Jewish refugees
It only took Russel Neiss about an hour and a half to create the automated Twitter account that brought to life Friday a decades-old tragedy – more than 250 tragedies, really – on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
How to Turn Business Chatbots Into Startup Dollar Signs
Chatbots are an integral part of building seamless user experiences. They’re available 24/7, they don’t require users to pick up a phone and work through an automated call, and they can use APIs to accomplish incredible things such as adjusting tone according to the emotions of users. The possibilities are endless.
Messenger Bots: Decision Trees vs Webviews
Since now we’re mostly past this obsession with natural language in bots, time to talk about another developer dilemma: message templates vs external web pages. Or put more simply, bubble chains vs webviews.
Developers can use the power and flexibility of PullString’s industry-leading computer conversation IDE knowing it’s Slack Enterprise Grid-ready from day one.
BEAM US UP: Botkit in the Enterprise – Howdy
We are excited to launch our support of Slack’s latest product, Slack Enterprise Grid, which brings the power of Slack to organizations of any shape or size. 
Bot Business 101 - Product Hunt
Bot Business 101 - How to start, run & grow your Bot / AI business. (Artificial Intelligence, Bots, and Books)
New Bots, Tools, and Directories:
Blackbirds on Twitter
Introducing the #BlackHistoryMonth Chatbot: we’re here for you! Celebrate #ForTheCulture by messaging us below.
Chatbot templates
via @beka on botmakers: Chatbot Templates, A collection of the most popular Bot templates on Start
Trump Draws (@DonaldDraws)
The latest Tweets from Trump Draws (@DonaldDraws). i’m the president and i like to draw. Washington, DC
RADBOT - Ads for Bots
Marketplace is RadBot’s white label service for platforms that want to integrate the RadBot’s advertising service for their developers!
You can programmatically create multiple agent/bot presence for third party bots. This helps you easily integrate a great monetization strategy for your developers.
from @kirsle on botmakers: GitHub’s new topic feature is pretty cool. you can tag your open source bot stuff and make them easy to discover for developers  •  Share
from davidmann4 on botmakers:
Hi, I made this to speed up chatbot development using Ruby on Rails.  •  Share
SF Twin Peak View (@TwinPeaksBot) | Twitter
The latest Tweets from SF Twin Peak View (@TwinPeaksBot). A project by San Francisco, CA
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.
Welcome to the first lunch meetup of Lausnne Hackers! The main idea is for people in the EPFL/UNIL/Innovation park area (everyone welcome) working on Chatbots / Personals assistants to meet and exchange
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