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Siri, Alexa, and similar technologies are “incredibly stupid” when it comes to understanding language

Siri, Alexa, and similar technologies are “incredibly stupid” when it comes to understanding language Siri, Alexa, and similar technologies are “incredibly stupid” when it comes to understanding languag Boris Katz has spent his career trying to help machines master language. He believes that current AI techniques aren’t enough to make Siri or Alexa truly smart.…

Five Successful Startups That Started As Blogs

Five Successful Startups That Started As Blogs Is it worth building out a functioning prototype to validate your startup idea? Here are five successful startups that began life as blogs, and why the blog-first approach might be right for you. Source: www.fastcompany.com/3015976/why-these-5-successful-startups-started-as-blogs

Why Can’t the World’s Greatest Minds Solve the Mystery of Consciousness? – The Guardian – Pocket

Why Can’t the World’s Greatest Minds Solve the Mystery of Consciousness? – The Guardian – Pocket Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots. Source: getpocket.com/explore/item/why-can-t-the-world-s-greatest-minds-solve-the-mystery-of-consciousness

Working with the Rasa NLU starter-pack

I’ve installed Rasa Core and the Rasa Stack starter-pack on an AWS EC2 t2.micro instance.  Now, let’s explore the starter pack and see what it has to offer and what we can modify to fit my project – The Intent Engine. Go into the virtual environment and the starter-pack directory source intentengine/bin/activate cd starter-pack-rasa-stack Train…

Installing Rasa Core

Two years ago when I first built Otto, the conversational Slack bot, I used Rasa NLU.  Since then, Rasa has released Rasa Core, which includes dialog management and task management.  The Intent Engine can most definitely make use of those features.  Rasa NLU ran fine on my old server in the basement that was aptly…

Building The Intent Engine

My goal is to build The World’s Leading AI platform in the form of an Intent Engine.  The product is customizable AI for everyone. Create your own bot, customize it, have it do things for you and respond to the device you’re on whether it’s your phone, tablet, laptop, work PC, etc. It’s a safe…

Otto and Slack

In 2018 I successfully loaded Rasa NLU on my home server.  I trained it with different input and it was able to determine the appropriate intent about 80% of the time.  The intents that I used were affirm commerce converse goodbye greet media negate request search The affirm, goodbye, greet and negate intents would respond…