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  • 5 tips to avoid the pitfalls with your Conversational AI project

    5 tips to avoid the pitfalls with your Conversational AI project

    Over the last few years while doing conversational projects, we have learned the following lessons that helped our customers and partners to create smarter chatbots and voice actions, and deliver them faster than the competition. We’d like to share some of our experiences with you in the form of 5 tips.

  • Making the Elixir Parser atom-safe

    Making the Elixir Parser atom-safe

    When I gave my talk about the Elixir parser on Elixirconf EU, I was introduced by the host as: “the guy who does things with the Elixir parser that nobody ever thought of”. I’ll take that as a compliment, I guess :-) This post is about one part of that talk: how the Elixir parser used to create atoms while parsing and how I contributed to fixing that.

  • The Elixir AST explained using the AST Ninja

    The Elixir AST explained using the AST Ninja

    Elixir is an extensible programming language, which means that, by using metaprogramming, we can enhance the way it works. And all of this is done on compile time, so that the resulting code is as efficient as if it were written by hand. The tool that plays a pivotal role in this is the Elixir parser, which creates an AST from source code files. This post explains what the AST is and how it can be explored more easily.

  • Why you should not miss CodeBEAM Lite Amsterdam

    Why you should not miss CodeBEAM Lite Amsterdam

    At the end of this month, november 30th, the CodeBEAM conference series lands in Amsterdam for a one-day CodeBEAM Lite conference.

  • How to build a CityGuideBot with Botsquad

    How to build a CityGuideBot with Botsquad

    How would you help your customers when you are a zoo, or a city, or when you want to help your customers outside the walls of your building, like the Hospitality industry? “I’d use an app for that!”, I hear you say… That is an excellent idea! If only people weren’t so tired of downloading yet another app… So no, if you want to help your customers at any location, without having to download anything and have all the convenience of a Conversational User Interface, then you could use a chatbot.

  • How is Botsquad different?

    How is Botsquad different?

    When you are looking to build a chatbot on, say, Facebook Messenger, you will find that there are many chatbot platforms out there to choose from. If you haven’t built a chatbot before, it’s hard to see the difference between them. They all claim they are really easy to use, and the sky is the limit.

  • How to improve your hiring process and saving cost at the same time using a chatbot

    How to improve your hiring process and saving cost at the same time using a chatbot

    As a startup we have a lot of energy, a lot of ideas and a lot of fun, but what we don’t have is a lot of time and enough resources. Now that our platform is getting momentum, we need to scale up our team, but as efficiently as possible. So we decided to use our own product to solve this. 

  • How AI, Machine Learning and Automation will Impact Business in 2018 and Beyond

    How AI, Machine Learning and Automation will Impact Business in 2018 and Beyond

    This post was guest-authored by Tara Callinan and Jenneva Vargas from Accelo

  • botsquad is hiring humans!

    botsquad is hiring humans!

    We are now operational for three months with our platform and exceeded the 600 bots, 200 users and 8 million messages! Wanna join?

  • Bubblescript: Beyond the DSL

    Bubblescript: Beyond the DSL

    At Botsquad, we are building a conversational app platform. It is aimed at developers who would like to get quickly started with writing conversational experiences and chatbots.