You can connect to an API, or the information exists in Wikipedia, or in your Facebook feed, or something like that. I think the time has come and people are also ready. Advertising Continue reading below Because people have left the office and moved into their phones, walking around with this almost digital assistant in hand, now is the time to start bringing all this information together and turning it into a natural product. How does personalization work? Is a learning algorithm that adapts over time? You know, what I spend most of my time doing is the actual interaction, measuring the interaction. I'm more on the side of metrics, analytics, measurement, ML, infrared and training data so I look a lot at the interaction itself and a place where I think we fell short to the actual extent of how a conversation succeeds or flows.
I think that's where these other companies fall. They have all the information about you, right? They know all your in-session contacts, hair masking service they know the time of day, they know your location. In some cases, they know your Facebook profile. They know all of your session history up to that point so they can build that rich user profile about you, but the interaction itself really fails. I think where these companies fail is, "What's the next natural reaction?" How to anticipate the user's next step. Using this to help you refine your experience and navigate this ocean of information, narrow it down, then make sense of it, then take action. Where is the future of virtual assistants heading?
If you look at where digital assistants are going to take us, they'll replace the ten pages of apps you have on your phone, and you'll just interact with the digital assistant. Where I think places like Alexa, or Siri, Cortana, Slack bot marketplaces, Skype bot marketplaces, they offload and what we're trying to do is understand the world of information that's out there and to help you run. this task. For example, back to my question about nearby restaurants. Now I'm able to refine and chain these queries together, and come up with a set of results, and then choose one. Advertising Continue reading below At this point, the next question might be requesting a ride there, or booking a reservation or something.