Bot! zine - Issue #87

Hello everyone! Apologies for missing last week, I was a little under the weather and catching up fro
Bot! zine - Issue #87
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Hello everyone! Apologies for missing last week, I was a little under the weather and catching up from a week of remote working. 
My favorite story this week is from Wired, below. Everyone was in a bit of a panic over the Facebook bots that “created their own language.” There’s a huge difference between artificial intelligence figuring out how to be more efficient and Skynet. 

Required Reading
No, Facebook’s Chatbots Will Not Take Over the World
8 ways we can prepare for bots stealing our jobs
Alexa Meets Slack
20 bots that can help you build your startup
How to Build a Slack Bot
Why the typical voicebot user is a 52-year-old woman
Which API is right for your Slack app?
New Bots, Tools, and Directories:
Andy Baio on Twitter
How to make a Twitter Bot with Google Spreadsheets (version 0.4) – Zach Whalen
this.tellPun(); on Twitter
Shakespeare insults (@shakyinsultbot)
Events
8/15 [Workshop] Let’s Build a Chatbot! - Artificial Intelligence : Las Vegas
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