The rise of chatbots – what we learned at the AI World Conference &...

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the future of business technology. When we say that, we don’t mean that the walking, talking robots you see in the movies will be the future of business tech (well,...

9 Artificial Intelligence Stats That Will Blow You Away

As the AI era continues to unfold, the idea of a future driven by artificial intelligence can evoke mixed emotions. Microsoft co-founder and Chairman Bill Gates referred to AI as the "holy grail"  in computer...

Want Siri or Alexa To Tell You A Joke? It’s No Laughing Matter

Learning a new language is a difficult feat. Not only does it require memorizing new words and understanding proper pronunciation, but the student must also deal with all manner of colloquiums, catchphrases, and slang....

Using AI to Create New Forms of User Interface

Interaction with the world around us should be as easy as walking into your favorite bar and getting your favorite drink in hand before your butt hits the bar stool. The bartender knows you,...

Platforms that make your bots language-intelligent

Natural language is a fundamental element of bot technologies. As a result, there has been a direct correlation between the evolution of bot platforms and natural language processing platforms. While the evolution of bot...

API.AI Launches Multi-Messaging Platform

API.AI, the Conversational User Experience Platform™ for bots, apps, services and devices, announced the release of its multi-messaging platform for chatbot services across Facebook Messenger, Slack, Skype, Twilio, Kik, Line, and Cisco Spark and Tropo. Companies...

AI’s Language Problem

About halfway through a particularly tense game of Go held in Seoul, South Korea, between Lee Sedol, one of the best players of all time, and AlphaGo, an artificial intelligence created by Google, the...

Talla Start-up Working on HR Bots

The next time you’re hired, you might find yourself getting information about payroll, vacations, and expenses by talking to a chatbot instead of consulting a handbook for new employees or talking to someone in...

How AI Is Changing Customer Engagement & Experience

As much freaky as it sounds, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer a work of science fiction where machines would take over the world a la The Matrix. AI has been around for decades,...

Microsoft Tests Natural Language IFTTT Alternative

By Microsoft's own admission, Conditional Action Programmer is the "worst name ever." Microsoft Bob, Microsoft Kin, and PlaysForSure, you may step down now. The app automation service, which can be reduced to the more appealing abbreviation CAP,...