• Why Amazon is the new Microsoft

    7 days ago - By Computerworld

    A few years ago, chatbots were supposed to take over as a leading way to interact with the internet. They would live on our phones and in our messaging apps. Whenever we needed anything, all we had to do was type out a question. Things are turning out... differently. Chatbots, bots, virtual assistants and agents are all about the conversational UI - about interacting with a computer through natural-language words and sentences. The conventional wisdom used to be that the chatbot revolution would be driven by pre-emption, interjection and agency, as exemplified by Facebook M and Google Now...
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