The number 400

400th article Benjamin Perkins
400th article Benjamin Perkins

What is significant about the number 400? 400 is 20² 400 is divisible by: 1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 10, 16, 20, 25, 40, 50, 80, 100, 200, 400 400 equals 2⁴ * 5² or ( 2*2*2*2*5*5) 400 is a self-number which are generated by this formula:  You can write 400 like this: four hundred,…

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How I improved my chatbot

ladybug.ai
ladybug.ai

I think a common attribute of a hardcore coder is procrastination.  Up to now I have brainstormed my LadyBug but have not done much coding to support the backend.  Nonetheless, this is probably my last blog on the design of my #chatbot and will start coding it pretty soon.  If you haven’t seen my other…

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Adding LUIS Entities to my chatbot

ladybug.ai
ladybug.ai

I have written a number of articles about my #chatbot #chatbots using LUIS and the Azure Bot Service, see the following: Create a Bot using an Azure App Service Bot Service Most common chatbot questions and how to answer them Publishing a chatbot using Bot Services and LUIS How I tested / debugged my chatbot…

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Responsive and Responsible AI

microsoft cognitive services
microsoft cognitive services

#artificialintelligence #AI #artificialGeneralIntelligence #AGI I was watching this video where the CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella was talking about AI. He touched on a few interesting points and I really love the way he articulates his thoughts and the choice of his words. He mentioned we need to teach machines to learn so they can…

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Capture and Analyze Brain Waves using Azure, Part 2

Analyze Brain Waves
Analyze Brain Waves

I wrote this article for the December 2016 MSDN Magazine, it is part two of a two part series.  Part one was published last month, November 2016, and can be accessed here. Part one of the article covers: The configuration of Emotiv SDK The configuration of the Azure IoT Hub Part two of the article…

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1000 must have utterances for your chatbot using LUIS

computer.ai
computer.ai

My #chatbot is intended only to be pleasant, not to be philosophical or answer complicated political or social questions.  As companies create #chatbot to serve a purpose, they should also maintain a level of fun and make sure the #chatbot has at least a limited personality.  Utterances are questions which can be or have been…

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Top 10 must have Phrase List Features for your chatbot or any bot LUIS

computer.ai
computer.ai

If you haven’t already read my other posts on creating my #chatbot, then check them out: Create a Bot using an Azure App Service Bot Service Most common chatbot questions and how to answer them Publishing a chatbot using Bot Services and LUIS How I tested / debugged my chatbot that I created using the…

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How my chatbot remained statefull using Azure Bot Services

ladybug.ai
ladybug.ai

One of the challenges I had, well maybe not a challenge, but it took some hours to think it through, with making my #chatbots #chatbot personality was coding in the ability to recall the last question, last #LUIS Intent or #LUIS Entity so that I could reference it for making better decisions on how to…

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C# Bot Builder Samples on GitHub

A good way to get ideas and some coding best practice is to look at some examples, there are many of them using C# hosted on GitHub here. I wanted to walk through what they are so I can for myself find or discover some new ideas and best practices for this, as I am…

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Publishing a chatbot using Bot Services and LUIS

luis cognitive services
luis cognitive services

I wrote an article about how to build a #Bot using the Bot Service in Azure here and another article about how to answer the 10 most common #chatbot questions here.  These are questions that all #chatbots need to answer, that is a very short baseline of what a chatbot needs to respond to. Create a…

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How I tested debugged my chatbot that I created using the Bot Services on Azure

ladybug.ai
ladybug.ai

Well, the fact that you do not need to use Visual Studio or to install the Bot Framework to get a #chatbot or a generic #Bot up and running still applies.  See my other posts: Create a Bot using an Azure App Service Bot Service Most common chatbot questions and how to answer them Publishing…

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Most common chatbot questions and how to answer them

ladybug.ai
ladybug.ai

If you haven’t heard about #chatbots #chatbot then consider yourself lucky to have found this page because you are about to learn about them.  They will soon be everywhere and are actually very helpful for answering a majority of questions.  The problem I want to resolve is the baseline, in that there needs to be…

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Create a Bot using an Azure App Service Bot Service

I am so excited about Bots (#Bot) that I can barely control myself.  My hands are literally shaking as I write this post.  I wrote this post a few months ago that discuses how I got started using the Bot Framework (#BotFramework) with LUIS, it was a little complicated but now with the built in…

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Capture and Analyze Brain Waves using Azure

computer.ai
computer.ai

I wrote this article for the November 2016 MSDN Magazine, it is part one of a two part series.  Part two is coming next month, December 2016. Part one of the article covers: The configuration of Emotiv SDK The configuration of the Azure IoT Hub Part two of the article covers the remaining topics: Creating…

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How to get started with using LUIS, Language Understanding Intelligent Service, Skype Bot

computer.ai
computer.ai

This article is about consuming the LUIS API from a C# console app as seen in Figure 1.  Instructions on how to configure and setup LUIS can be found here. NOTE: You might want to look at Microsoft.Bot.Builder.Luis and Microsoft.Bot.Builder.Luis.Models which provide a nice interface to LUIS. The source code can be downloaded here as well…

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