This week the only thing you might have heard was bots, bots, bots. F8 on Tuesday was all about bots. Telegram announced a bot store the day before F8 and the rest of the week, everybody was talking about bots.
It might be the next big disruption since the iPhone, but are we really ready?
Despite the hype, there is a lot of work to be done before we can build conversational software. For now, it’s an ugly marriage of bits of AI which “kind of” work and probably a lot of Wizard of Oz wizardry