Microsoft, Facebook Lead the Way in New-Age Bot Programming

Microsoft, Facebook Lead the Way in New-Age Bot Programming As chatbot Tay could tell you (hopefully without racist bigotry), bots are a hot topic in software development right now, with Microsoft and Facebook among the most prominent leaders guiding the movement. While they have recently seen a marked uptick in interest assisted by artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and cognitive computing advances, bots have been around for a while — and have been stirring things up in unexpected ways at both Microsoft and Facebook. Though some early efforts in the evolving arena of AI-assisted bots are obviously — and understandingly — rough around the edges, the two companies are providing tools and guidance for developers wanting to explore new bot-enabled opportunities. Tay, Chatbot Gone Wild on Twitter (source: Twitter)…


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