Ideas

Cleverbot: The funniest questions you can ask

Cleverbot is a great chatbot. You should try it out if you are thinking about designing and developing a chatbot or a voice interface. It's out there since a lot of time - the first version went online back in 1997! Since then, it has learned from all the users who interacted with it in the last years, which are now more than 200 million. It's very fun to watch. You can try it here. Since I'm passionate about conversational interactions (I even founded Botsociety to help bot builders design conversations), I've hunted the best and funniest questions you can ask Cleverbot. I'm sure there are more, but those are really funny! Let me know if you have more in the comments (more…)

By Vittorio Banfi, ago
Ideas

You have a bot idea, now what?

So you have a great idea about a bot that will delight users and make their life easier. What now? You might be tempted to jump into development right away: Just contact a developer and describe him your idea. Please, don’t. There’s a handful of steps you should dive deep into before that. Those steps will save a lot of time down the road. We at BotSociety have put them together so you don’t have to. Ready? (more…)

By Vittorio Banfi, ago