Bazillion Beings are AI-driven bots that have to earn their keep… or die

Back in March Microsoft CEO Nadella announced “Bots are the new apps” while The Economist calls chat bots “the next frontier”. So that’s the hype taken care of but what does a bot-driven world look like, especially in the context of the Artificial Intelligence that’s theoretically supposed to drive them? Bazillion Beings, a company exhibiting in Startup Alley at TechCrunch Disrupt in SF today, thinks it has an answer. They are creating what they call an “independent online life form” or “Lifo” (life form) in the form of bots that are designed to replace simple apps. Think of little artificially intelligent entities that offer services to users. Despite being pretty unheard of, the startup has signed up some interesting people to its board such as Stephen Wolfram, CEO of Wolfram…


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