Creating a Facebook Messenger Chatbot using Wit.AI and Node.js

In June, I participated in the McGill Innovation Lab’s AI for Social Good Hackathon in Montreal. With my team, we came together to create a Chatbot that can interact with the user, understand an inquiry (about a common language word) and send back a link to the Handspeak website. On that web page, the user will be able to watch a video that illustrates the word in ASL (American Sign Language). In this post, I will go over our thinking process and how we were able to make the application. Continue reading “Creating a Facebook Messenger Chatbot using Wit.AI and Node.js”

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[Blog Reads] December 2016 – January 2017

l2017blogging Hi everyone! Sorry for the belated post. December is the month of exams and studying. It was also the end of my internship/part-time job as well as the time to submit my research paper for my undergraduate courses. Furthermore, I had been traveling a lot all across the world (more posts on them coming soon). In brief, I had been overwhelmed with things to do and barely had time to blog much. We are now one week into 2017 and I am excited to share with you the recent and interesting news from all over the web, published in either December 2016 or January 2017. Since I am covering for more than 6 weeks of articles, this post is going to be long! 😛 Continue reading “[Blog Reads] December 2016 – January 2017”

[Book Review] Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

The book ‘Lean In: Women, work, and the will to lead‘ by Sheryl Sandberg was quiet an intersting book. It was on the top recommended reads for women on Amazon so I thought the book must be full of truth about how women should lead their lives for maximum self achievements. I brought it home and read it very fast. Continue reading “[Book Review] Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg”