Tag Archives: Artificial Intelligence

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Context Prediction is The Key For Conversational Chatbots

At the Information Energy Day at tcworld in Suttgart, the level of exchanges between attendees and speakers demonstrates that chatbots are indeed the technology that a lot of companies are trying to embrace. It also confirmed that professionals from the techcomm world have a key role to play alongside the technologists putting them together.

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Artificial Intelligence and Chatbots in Technical Communication – A Primer

It seems likely that artificial intelligence (AI) and AI-driven chatbots will play a key role in helping users in the future. So what does this mean for technical communicators and for User Assistance? In this article Ellis Pratt gives an insight into:

  1. What are Chatbots?
  2. Making a Chatbot
  3. What Does This Mean for Technical Communicators and for User Assistance?

If you want to download this article free as PDF click here.

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Virtual Reality as the Next Frontier in Design Tools

A lot of the industry has already adopted VR as a design platform for their projects. The purpose often remains the same: to review a project before committing resources to it. Let´s take a look on these 3 clips with Awane Jones:

  • HTC Vive – VR Interior Design Experience
  • VR & The Future of Car Design
  • The Lab at Google Cultural Institute

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AI and Content

Can Computer Create Content?

Computers help people create film trailers, musical compositions, and even write news articles. We should ask these three questions:

  • However, can Artificial Intelligence (AI), as it is called, be truly creative by finding and publishing new content?
  • What can we expect from computers when writing texts?
  • Will creative computing eventually replace creators?

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User Assistance: Resistance Is Futile, You Will Be Assimilated!

The things we were doing in past years (and continue to do!) were quite an evolution for the classic world of technical communication – adding more and more embedded information into the product, tightly involving user feedback to enhance UA, producing videos that users appreciate to consume information quickly. A few suggestions to think about…

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