Want to create your own bot but too busy to read the full tutorial? You can import our workspace! Signup for a Bluemix account, create your conversation instance, import the workspace. Keep reading below for full details.What do chatbots do? Whether it’s answering questions for online shoppers, assisting customers file their taxes, or helping people understand their insurance policies, chatbots are enhancing experiences today more than ever. But the experiences that you choose to enhance is entirely up to you. To see how easy it is to build your chatbot and enhance those experiences, keep reading…

My not so technical background

When I started with IBM Watson as a recent undergrad in August of 2016, if I had been asked to build a bot, it would have been the end of the line for me – I don’t code, and I’m not super technical. Today though is a different story. This is the story of how someone – with no experience building chatbots – can “bot themselves” using the IBM Watson Conversation API.

What does it mean to bot yourself?Exactly what it sounds like. The idea is to create a chatbot that can answer questions about you, as if it were you, without actually being you. So, it could answer questions about where you’re from, what you do for work, and when you graduated college. And if you’re ambitious, it can even talk to your mom for you when you’re “busy”.

Source: Bot Yourself – IBM Watson

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