Artificial Intelligence: 2016 Shaping up to be the “Year of the Bot”

Home › Bots › Artificial Intelligence: 2016 Shaping up to be the “Year of the Bot” By Dick Weisinger Software robots, also known simply as ‘bots’ are suddenly coming at us from everywhere.  And it may just be the beginning.  Bots are software agents that are able to automate and speed the completion of tasks.  Wikipedia describes bots as software components designed to “perform tasks that are both simple and structurally repetitive, at a much higher rate than would be possible for a human alone.” Web bots that scour the internet for building updates to the search index of search engines like for Google and Bing have been around for some time.  But as computing hardware capabilities continually advance and as voice-assistant technologies like Siri, Cortana, Google Now and Amazon…


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