María Crosas: "Los chatbots no van a acabar con el periodismo" “La tecnología mueve el mundo”, confesó Steve Jobs.
En esta ocasión, es María Crosas la que ha movido el universo robótico español al ser una de las pioneras en aventurarse a programar su primer chatbot (un robot capaz de simular una conversación con una persona) mientras cursaba un Máster en Periodismo Online en Birmingham (Reino Unido). Esta periodista catalana, reconocida experta en el uso de chatbots, ha impartido un curso en el MIP. P. ¿Qué aplicaciones tienen los chatbots en periodismo? R. P. R. María Crosas imparte una sesión sobre chatbots en el Máster en Innovación en Periodismo. P. R. P. R. P. R. 1 de cada 4 españoles ya ha utilizado algún bot conversacional. Los españoles estamos cada vez más habituados al manejo de bots conversacionales para interactuar con las empresas y marcas.
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What AJ+ Is Learning About News Bots. The Texas Tribune is using a Facebook Messenger bot to reach new audiences – Poynter. Starting this week, people who want to know more about the Texas legislature have a new way to get information: a Facebook Messenger bot named Paige.
The Texas Tribune's experiment is named after the legislative pages who run information back and forth, said Amanda Zamora, chief audience officer. "They're your errand person," she said. "...It was sort of a nice nod to the actual legislative process without being inaccessible. " Zamora and the Tribune developed the bot with Andrew Haeg, founder of the community news messaging app GroundSource and a fellow at the Reynolds Journalism Institute.
Unlike many bots, which simply connect Facebook messenger to content management systems maintained by news organizations, Paige is curated and has a different rhythm, Zamora said, delivering a look ahead on Mondays and a look back on Fridays. One goal is to reach new audiences that aren't as plugged in to the daily happenings of the legislature as political junkies. Another goal: Not adding to the noise. Amazon Lex – Cree bots de conversación. Quartz launches its Bot Studio with $240K from Knight, and plans for Slack and Echo. Quartz is betting big on bots.
The Atlantic Media-owned outlet is getting a $240,000 grant from the Knight Foundation to launch Quartz Bot Studio, a group focused on developing three bot-related projects in the coming year, for everything from messaging platforms like Slack to voice interfaces like the Amazon Echo (disclosure: Knight is a supporter of Nieman Lab). Quartz will contribute its own resources to the Studio as well, and intends for the projects to continue after its first year.Quartz has already made significant headway in bot experimentation. In February, it debuted a news app structured around the already familiar iMessage texting interface. How the Bot-y Politic Influenced This Election.
If your political conversations on social media seem mechanical and predictable, it might be because you are debating with a robot.
A study published the day before the election found an estimated 400,000 bots operating on Twitter that were tweeting—and being retweeted—at a remarkable pace, generating nearly 20 percent of all election-related messages. Besides being numerous, these bots are also quite influential, and capable of distorting the online debate, according to authors Alessandro Bessi and Emilio Ferrara of the University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute.
How chatbots are colonizing politics. Chatbots, one of the hottest trends in consumer technology, are invading the 2016 election, with Democrats and progressives deploying the artificial intelligence-powered software to do things like register voters and keep supporters engaged with Hillary Clinton's campaign.
An App Store For Bots. He hablado con los 15 bots más populares y todavía son un verdadero desastre. The Complete Beginner’s Guide To Chatbots. How to build a Facebook Messenger chatbot with API.ai. The previous post shows 5 tools that help to create Facebook Messenger chatbots.
The platform that I liked the most was API.ai and I used it to build a bot for my Facebook Page Dinfografia . Through intents and entities, I tried to build a basic chatbot that displays information about my resumé. I set up some keywords to answer questions around professional experience, education or hobbies: Chatbots And The Future Of Conversation-Based Interfaces. What do Mattel, Apple, and Facebook have in common?
They’re all exploring the latest AI trend, transforming weak AI chatbots into cutting-edge, conversation-based interfaces. Chat Bots Are Cool, But Will They Replace Humans? Silicon Valley is a fickle place.
The ebb and flow tends to be predicated on the flavor of the month, which is generally decreed by one of a handful of “trendsetter brands,” be it Google, Microsoft, Amazon, etc. Recently, we saw Facebook declare that the next digital frontier would center on AI-powered chat bots and their inevitable rise, driven in no small part by the company’s own expansion into the bot space via its Messenger platform. The news elicited no shortage of attention from the media and for good reason. Certainly, chat bots deliver a ton of genuinely innovative functionality, and they reflect our increasing preference for self-service customer service. The Bot Phenomenon Forrester reports that 70 percent of customers prefer sourcing information from a company website rather than using phone or email.
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