Get ready for the onslaught of software Bots–they’re going to be everywhere

Why meet when you can Facetime? Why Facetime when you can chat? Inevitably, the human combine (well the smartphone-enabled ones anyway) is headed toward a reality of growing increasingly accustomed to putting a digital ‘box’ between one human and another. This box can be anything from a 4-inch smartphone to a 19-inch all-in-one PC, and the purveyor of this digital experience can be any number of communication apps we choose to use. So it shouldn’t be too big a leap to suggest that we new-age digital users may actually be comfortable communicating with an automated piece of software that mimics a real human, especially when we want to find information or get stuff done online. In fact with Siri and Google Now, we already are. In the past few months,the…


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