Robotic process automation (RPA) vs. AI, explained
Posted on August 27, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length medium
An article by Kevin Casey explaining what is the difference between Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and AI. The expanding universe of artificial intelligence includes many terms and technologies.
Tags robotics apps miscellaneous
Microsoft IoT Signals research report on state of IoT adoption
Posted on August 18, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length short
Microsoft recently announced IoT Signals, a new research report on the IoT landscape globally. Microsoft surveyed over 3,000 IoT decision-makers in enterprise organizations in order to give a view of the IoT ecosystem, with adoption rates, related technology trends, challenges, and benefits of IoT.
Behind the scenes of chatbots: Using NLP to power a chatbot
Posted on July 16, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length medium
An article by Aarushi Ramesh in which we will explore chatbot architecture, and learn about how natural language processing works in a chatbot. Plus, find out what intents and entities of a message are.
Tags bots machine-learning robotics
Create fluid conversations with QnA Maker multi-turn feature
Posted on July 7, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Matt Wade authored this beginner guide to QnA Maker multi-trun conversations. In the past there was a glaring difference between a QnA Maker knowledge base (KB) and a real human: the ability to clarify, ask for more information or do anything more than a one-off question-response type of conversation. With multi-turn, the experience with your QnA KB is much more fluid and significantly more natural.
Monitor your garage door with Pi Zero W
Posted on March 16, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Bob Murphy published this detailed guide how to build a garage door monitor with your RaspberryPi. There are lots of garage door monitor projects on hackster.io and other Maker sites. Many are single-purpose solutions. The author wanted a project that would be extensible, to build on the skills learned for future IOT projects.
How to build Raspberry Pi UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply)
Posted on January 4, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Tutorial by Zach Levine published on howchoo.com. He will teach you how to build your own Raspberry Pi UPS using some simple hardware. You can use this method to power a Raspberry Pi 3, Raspberry Pi Zero, or any other Pi.
Beginner's guide to designing smart chatbots
Posted on September 15, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length long
An article by Vaibhav Verma, an User Experience Designer at Haptik, about his experience with designing the smart chatbots over 4 years period. He has designed more than 50 chatbots across various domains and use cases.
Step-by-Step guide to building a quick Q&A chatbot
Posted on August 31, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Tutorial by Purna Virji about starting with chatbots or virtual assistants. Chatbots, infobots, socialbots, salesbots, superbots! Bots are a great way to help serve your customers, build your business, and cut down costs.
Tags bots nodejs miscellaneous robotics azure
Why Some Autonomous Cars Are Going to Avoid the Internet
Posted on January 14, 2017, Level beginner Resource Length short
John Krafcik, the CEO of Alphabet's self-driving car company, Waymo, explained to the Financial Times (paywall) that its vehicles only occasionally connect to the Internet.