Conversational bots help make information and action more accessible across a wide range of domains, from health to voter registration.
- Facebook AI has built and open-sourced Blender, the largest-ever open-domain chatbot.
- Dialogflow by Google “gives users new ways to interact with your product by building engaging voice and text-based conversational interfaces, such as voice apps and chatbots, powered by AI.”
- IBM’s Watson Assistant is free for the first 10,000 API calls per month.
- Microsoft’s Azure Bot Service is a managed service purpose-built for bot development.
- Artificial Intelligence, Bots, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Engagement Projects, High-tech civic tech, The Tech
Nameesa, which is an AI powered conversational and personal engagement platform that automatically responds to people inquiries about Coronavirus (COVID-19) with information from credible sources such as WHO and Ministry of Health.
- Advocacy tech, Artificial Intelligence, Bots, High-tech civic tech, The Tech, Watchdogging and transparency
An artificial intelligence bot that analyzes Brazilian congresspeople expenses while they are in office. Rosie can find suspicious spendings and engage citizens in the discussion about these findings.
- Artificial Intelligence, Bots, Chat, Fight disinformation, High-tech civic tech, Media, The Tech
A Taiwanese developer Carol created a chatbot called Aunt Meiyu on popular messaging app LINE. Aunt Meiyu is designed to combat disinformation circulated in private chat group, especially family chat groups
- Artificial Intelligence, Bots, Disaster response and humanitarian tech, Emerging Tech Organizations, Emtech, Fundraising, Get funding, High-tech civic tech, Tech for public challenges, The Tech
Direct Relief began leveraging the Facebook Chatbot technology to better solicit their stakeholders.
- Adjacent Fields, Artificial Intelligence, Bots, Group decision making, High-tech civic tech, Legal tech, Tech for public challenges, The Tech
Robot Lawyer Lisa works with you and another party to generate a mutually-satisfactory Non-Disclosure Agreement without involving human lawyers
- Adjacent Fields, Artificial Intelligence, Bots, Emerging Tech Tools, High-tech civic tech, Legal tech, Tech for public challenges, The Tech
LawPadi started as an online legal advice system to provide information and resources to people in Nigeria. It nowprovides virtual assistance on legal issues through a chatbot.
- Adjacent Fields, Artificial Intelligence, Bots, High-tech civic tech, Legal tech, Tech for public challenges, The Tech
Health Complaints Assist is a chatbot that helps users make a complaint about medical treatment they or someonethey know received.
- Bots, Communicating with the government, Communicating with the people, Engagement tech, Govtech, Graveyard, High-tech civic tech, The Tech
Fireside specializes in creating the most innovative and easy-to-use tools to help Congressional offices connect with their constituents more efficiently.