Amazon's $2.5M 'Alexa Prize' seeks chatbot that can converse intelligently for 20 minutes

Posted in Software on 30th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

The Alexa Prize will encourage researchers to come up with great ideas for real-world conversational AI.

Google, Facebook, Amazon join forces on future of AI

Posted in Software on 29th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

The world's biggest technology companies are joining forces to consider the future of artificial intelligence.

Stressed? We're teaching computers to help handle our feelings

Posted in Software on 6th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

A program that aims to deliver the right words at the right time

How a chatbot could help people take their medication

Posted in Online on 5th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

Theres been a big investment in medication adherence and theres good reasons.

Will chatbots ever hold a 'real' conversation?

Posted in Business on 3rd Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

The biggest question seems to be whether chatbots can be useful enough to convincingly replace a complex human conversation.