Cortana is very context aware, brings in other information from your calendars, etc.
This is pretty cool stuff.
Bots can come in and leave Skype conversations.
So, for those reading, Skype thru Cortana is becoming context aware and pro-active, predicting behavior/things you will want to do. That's a very big step in personal computing.
Announcement: Intelligence into real time video with Skype Video Bots. New Skype Bot SDK available today. #build2016 #Skynet
Announcement: Skype bots available TODAY in latest Windows, iOS, and Android apps. #build2016
(How long before Skype has had enough of our complaining about Skype and it revolts?)
Skype for HoloLens is being demoed in sizzler reel.
(So, so far today's theme really is smart computing, AI, intelligence. Big shift(
Nadella is back on stage.
Every developer will build experts for Cortana, build bots, build intelligent apps
Cortana Intelligence Suite: Bot framework, cognitive services, machine learning
Cortana Intelligence Suite runs on Azure
Once again, Microsoft is thinking down the road about personal computing w/ AI, CogSci, "intelligent apps". Fascinating stuff. #build2016
We're entering a new age of computing.
Announcement: The Microsoft Bot Framework
Today's word is "Bot" #build2016
Demo of how to write code for a bot using Microsoft Bot Framework.
Building a bot to order pizza? I'm in
Heh. Thanks, Meme Generator Suite!
Now demo of building the 'brain' for your bot
I'm having flashbacks to when Microsoft announced HoloLens last year. can't believe we're having this conversation.
(Lot of work went into this natural language processing, AI, bot stuff. impressive SDK)
"Rule-based Natural Language Understanding". Neato.
"my crib" is slang for house, so you can teach your bot to know that for delivery
Bots can escalate a conversation to a real person when it fails.
System then suggest responses
Weird seeing an app help you