Textit.in IVR

Announcements

Tay Tweets: Anthropomorphism vs Mechanomorphism

Anthropomorphism

Mechanomorphism

The Laws of Robotics

Textit.in IVR

Challenge

Textit.in

Try using a webhook in a text message flow to access content from a database based on a keyword from the user’s text message.

Amazon Dot

Get it set up and running with Healthnut & EatThisDoThat

Amazon Echo

Try the History Buff example

Cordova

Try out one of these TTS plugins – see if you can get text-to-speech working on your phone!

Assignment

Projects

  • Meet with your team virtually or in person to continue refining your projects

Reading

Bonus

Design Notebooks

Projects

  • Create a new slide in your Design Notebook and title it “Project Status for April 8”
  • Write a brief summary paragraph of your teams progress this week
  • Write a second paragraph outlining your team’s goals for next week

Microsoft’s Tay

  • Create a new slide in your Design Notebook and title it “Tay & System Personas”
  • Review your “System Persona” Design Notebook entry and read the articles listed above
  • Write a paragraph reflecting on the merits of anthropomorphism and those of mechanomorphism as they relate to your project’s system persona. What balance would best serve the community your system is being designed to serve?

*Submit the link to your Design Notebook to Canvas before we meet again next week

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