The MIT R&D Lab has set up statistics on the number of contaminations and the number of deaths due to the COVID19 pandemic, as well as the number of patients cured, in order to clearly identify the rate of evolution of the pandemic at the national and global level.
DialogFlow, Chatterbot, AllenNLP, ... Which Chatbot service platform to use ?
Chatbots are systems that use artificial intelligence to conduct an online conversation through text or voice interfaces. These conversations can be simple, such as asking a robot about the current time, or more complex, such as conducting a long conversation about a given topic.
In this article we explore some platforms dedicated to creating custom chatbots for your business.
First of all, it is worth noting that you can create a chatbot without using any of the platforms available on the internet, and start working from scratch. This will of course give us a full control over the design, the model choice, parameter settings, training data etc. Except that from a cost point of view (time, effort and therefore money), it is usually not quite optimal to choose this option.
MIT: Creator of technology in times of crisis of COVID19
The coronavirus pandemic is a global scourge, its impact is visible everywhere, including Morocco. At present, Morocco has almost 200 deaths but the progression of the virus remains dangerous in the country. However, in this battle against COVID19, people must also fight against rumours, myths and misinformation.
To deal with the intoxication and misleading information circulating around the coronavirus in Morocco, the company MIT has recently put online a chatbot on Whatsapp and Facebook Messenger in order to answer questions and concerns of the public about the coronavirus and to provide fast, reliable and official information 24/7, regarding the situation of our country in the face of this pandemic.
The role of social entrepreneurship is to find an adequate solution
You are attached to the contribution of the company to the environment in which it operates ... But you also want to call on a company in Morocco. Good news, these two aspects are far from incompatible. The answer is in two words:
For this first section on the subject, Houda Bouarir, doctoral researcher in entrepreneurship and consultant in social entrepreneurship, gives us an overview of this part of the Moroccan economy.
Understanding Smart Cities
The concept of Smart Cities has been used extensively in the past two decades by the scientific community and policy makers alike. Prior to defining what it is, which has its own intricacies, it is essential to understand the role that cities play in the future of mankind. Mori and Christodoulou (2012) explain that cities not only determine the social and economic aspects of the individual but they also have enormous impact on the environment.