Chatbots for Good: Introduction to empathetic chatbots

Course overview

Self-paced3 hours NoneFree

Your Mission:

Be a champion for compassion and build a chatbot

Imagine if you could build a chatbot that understands how someone is feeling. Your chatbot could play music or make suggestions to help them feel happier. During this mission, you will:
  • Learn how to design a dialog for your specific users by using Design Thinking
  • Play with a chatbot and learn about the three basic components of Watson Assistant:
    intents, entities, and dialog
  • Analyze tone and emotions in text by using Watson Tone Analyzer and brainstorm ways you can use the service to improve your chatbot

What you’ll need:

Required accounts: You need a free IBM Cloud (IBM Bluemix) account.
Skills: No prerequisite skills.

You can work in groups or take on the challenge by yourself.

Discovering the power of technology to connect people and their passions

As you get started, take a few minutes to see how IBM P-TECH graduate ShuDon Brown is pursuing her passion for code.

Learning how our interns built chatbots this summer

Get the inside track from summer interns and let them help explain the role of machine learning in our world.

Getting the complimentary Facilitator Guide

This guide is designed to help you engage your students/club as they learn about chatbots.

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