Natural language as a human interface is becoming more established, and more ‘normal’ every day – we see it in Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri – we’re seeing in chatbots layered onto Facebook messenger and Slack among other places.
Over the coming month, I’m going to blog about, and share a new demo concept that I’ve been working on for the past few weeks. It uses a Watson Conversation workspace and Watson Natural Language Understanding as a simple domain knowledge model for analyzing and learning from unstructured written text.
I’ll present it first as a session at IBM InterConnect. If you’re attending, and you have questions about Bluemix, Watson Conversation or other Watson services, please message me @antonmc on Twitter – I’d love to hear about what you’re building.
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Going to be in New York on November 30th? Need an excuse to go to New York? Twilio is hosting a single day event in the Big Apple aimed right at developers who are interested in building customer engagement solutions.
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