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Cooldimi Bots

Americans do not like long words. A Bot is a  shortening of  ChatRobot. A poet, Eli Siegel wrote
is what remains
when everything you think of
has gone  2016 will be the year of conversational commerce This is the Medium blog by Chris Messina ... utilizing chat, messaging, or other natural language interfaces (i.e. voice) to interact with people, brands, or services and bots that heretofore have had no real place in the bidirectional, asynchronous messaging context The Aha! came from this observation

What does it mean?  No longer do you need to convince users to “download and install” an app — they can just invite a bot to a conversation and interact with it [eventually] like they would a person. Zero barriers to adoption, with minimal risk to the user (i.e. malware, etc). While you may have bristled when that news app alerted you to “new stories”, you might appreciate a particularly friendly newsbot delivering a personalized recommendation with context that you uniquely ca…