Build a chat bot

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Emily Withrow of Quartz
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 8 at 4:45pm
  • Location: Grace
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Learn how to build a chat bot from Emily Withrow, who has been writing, designing and building bots in the Quartz Bot Studio for the past year. She'll show you how to plan your bot, write the interaction model in RiveScript, power the bot with Dexter and get it working in Facebook Messenger or other platforms. 

*Please note: You must bring your own laptop to participate in this class.

This session is good for: Anyone. No previous programming experience necessary.

Speaker Bios

  • Emily Withrow is editor of the Quartz Bot Studio, where she writes, designs, and builds conversational news experiences. Her work examines how people and bots interact, and how journalists might reach new audiences and deliver news and information with these emerging platforms. She also holds an appointment as an assistant professor at Northwestern University. @emilywithrow

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