Talk: Building intelligent bots

Conversation as a Platform is rapidly changing the way we interact with software. Companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft are investing heavily in building frameworks and researching AI.

In this talk, we’ll cover how we - as developers - can provide our customers an additional user experience, using bots. I will cover the key concepts of Conversation as a Platform and why we should care about it. Together we’ll go through how to build bots using Microsoft Bot Framework, and enable them on platforms such as Slack, Skype, SMS or even our own website. We’ll also build an AI model and train it to understand natural language. Finally, we’ll use this AI model in our bot, to make it appear intelligent.