Sexy artificial intelligence chat with video
Watch the video below to see people trying out the iphone app “Siri”.(originally published by O'Reilly here, this year in collaboration with my amazing partner James Cham!Ah, the great chatbot explosion of 2016, for better or worse—we liken it to the mobile app explosion we saw with the launch of i OS and Android.The dominant platforms (in the machine intelligence case, Facebook, Slack, Kik) race to get developers to build on their platforms.
This year’s landscape has a third more companies than our first one did two years ago, and it feels even more futile to try to be comprehensive, since this just scratches the surface of all of the activity out there.
Much like Denise, Nicole can talk to you, read your e-mails, perform many automatic tasks in your computer and much more.
This digital girl is available in 2 versions: the Executive Secretary version or the Nude version.
That means we’ll get some excellent bots but also many terrible ones—the joys of public experimentation.
The danger here, unlike the mobile app explosion (where we lacked expectations for what these widgets could actually do), is that we assume anything with a conversation interface will converse with us at near-human level. This is going to lead to disillusionment over the course of the next year but it will clean itself up fairly quickly thereafter.