Will Chatboxes Replace Search Boxes?

Dan Cohn
21 Sep 2018
2:30 pm - 3:20 pm
Federal Reserve Room

Will Chatboxes Replace Search Boxes?

Microphones are more ubiquitous than people realize. You can find microphones in cars, thermostats, remote controls, cameras, laptops, phones, refrigerators, and more. With so many microphones listening, the algorithms for natural language processing have become more accurate virtually overnight.

So, let’s chat about chat! More specifically, let’s focus on conversational interfaces. We are just starting to see the shift where a bot that answers questions rather than a person. In the near future, we could see chatboxes replace search boxes. Plus, we will see companies solely dedicated to creating a delivering content for chat.