I have been wanting to write about an interesting problem recently: choosing the intent granularity in API.AI. But I wasn’t sure how to phrase the motivation for writing about it. I then saw this question on the API.AI forums: Disclaimer: API.AI’s pattern matching is a black box API.AI’s pattern matching capabilities are something of a […]
If you read my previous post about getting started on Heroku, you might be wondering how to move on to the next step. While I cannot recommend the best next step for your particular use case, I can suggest something which is a good next step from the viewpoint of learning. The periodic table chatbot […]
I created a video to show how you can use the prebuilt smalltalk agent to make your API.AI chatbot smarter in just a few minutes. The basic steps are: Import the prebuilt smalltalk agent into a new agent Bulk copy intents from the newly created agent into the agent you wish to improve That’s pretty […]
I have been receiving many requests for a plugin for WordPress which integrates with API.AI. It looks like someone has released one recently. (affiliate link) If you would like me to review the plugin, please leave a comment below with a specific question about what you would like to know.
Recently, API.AI revamped their documentation quite significantly. In the process, there has been a clear move towards favoring the Google Cloud over Heroku. This is understandable, considering Google acquired API.AI recently. 😉 In the process though, the API.AI developer community is now required to go through a much more challenging initiation to webhooks, and I […]