A data-driven approach to build your future bot FRIEND
In the near future,everyone will have some bot friends. Building a bot friend is not only a technical challenge but also an editorial challenge. My session will be about how Poncho team leverage machine learning and NLP technology to build a bot that is not only useful but has strong emotional connections with people as well.
Kuan Huang is the founder of Poncho, a New York based company that makes weather fun again. Poncho is among the first few bots launched on Facebook Messenger at F8 2016. Since then, Poncho has been covered by almost every major media in US and numerous international media. Poncho started as a weather service that pushes sassy weather and commute updates to people at the time they request. Recently, Poncho starts expanding to other daily content vertical.