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Saturday, October 22 • 4:25pm - 4:45pm
Rise of the Bots

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Rise of the Bots
What are bots, why are they useful, and how anyone can use Dexter to build their first bot

Bots have been around for decades, from ELIZA to Smarter Child, but in the last year they have seen a return to popularity due to data indicating that messaging app usage has surpassed that of social networks. Bots offer a great opportunity for customer service departments to reduce costs by adding automation and are a new medium for content publishers to reach their audience. This presentation will provide an introduction to the bot ecosystem, examples of current bot applications, and a demo of Dexter, a platform that empowers writers and businesses to create their own bots. 

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Daniel Ilkovich

Founder CEO, Dexter
Daniel is the founder of Dexter, his third startup, with the mission of giving writers and businesses the tools to create chat bots without needing any engineering experience. The bots created on Dexter have applications in content publishing, customer service, and online advertising... Read More →

Saturday October 22, 2016 4:25pm - 4:45pm JST
4F Track E : Rakuten University