Treat me like a human.

So one of the main pitfalls in creating a conversational system is assuming that you have to answer everything, no matter how bad it is. In a real life conversation we only go so far. If you attempt to answer every question the user stops talking and treats the conversation system more like a search […]

Do you even need a chat bot?

With everyone rushing out to create bots, I am reminded of the Jurassic Park quote: “Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should”.  Despite what people will tell you, conversation or chat bots for that matter are not needed for everything. For example where a simple web […]

Clean Slate

It’s been a couple of years since I last touched the blog. I thought I would start from scratch. I have everything backed up in case someone is looking for something (stats say otherwise). I thought I would focus on conversational bots, as most of my work has been in this area. Mainly Watson related […]