“Technology” is a word that to many signifies a better future. First we got the internet, then web applications, then apps, and now bots.

Apps are old news now, and bots and AI seem to be the next big thing. The dream of the independent developer building a business in the app store is over.

Bots are taking over, and why wouldn’t they?

Simplicity? Check.

Cost efficiency? Check.

Time efficiency? Double check.

They are the latest technology, and only a fool will ignore the control they might have on the future. Soon we might even witness a robot like “Jarvis” (from the Iron Man movies) or even something better, so it’s time we look past bots’ current drawbacks and concentrate on their strengths.

Read all: What do users really want, bots or apps? | VentureBeat | Bots | by Varun Deo, Engazify