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Last Week in Conversational AI
IGN has unveiled a new AI chatbot to help gamers troubleshoot and improve their gameplay without searching online for answers. The chatbot, currently available for "The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom" guide, utilizes IGN's existing content and contributor feedback. In its alpha release stage, the chatbot seeks to provide fast and convenient solutions to gaming inquiries. While an IGN account may be necessary in the future, the chatbot is currently accessible to anyone who wants to test it. This technology is part of IGN's initiative to simplify assistance and enhance the gaming experience for players. Read more
A new startup, Fit Hub, founded by former Amazon and Microsoft employee Gopi Prashanth, has launched an innovative AI-powered app. Fit Hub uses OpenAI's GPT model to create customized workout and meditation routines based on individual preferences and limitations. Fit Hub stands out from similar apps because it incorporates input from fitness experts and considers factors like available equipment, injuries, fitness objectives, and emotional state. The app's beta version is available for iOS and Android and offers free daily workout and meditation plans. Read more
Meta Platforms plans to launch AI-powered chatbots with distinct personalities in September to increase engagement on their social media platforms. These chatbots will be able to converse with users in a human-like manner and offer recommendations. This venture aims to enhance user engagement with the social media platform and provide a new search function. Read more
Uber is in the process of developing an AI-powered chatbot for integration into its app, aligning with the growing trend of companies utilizing language tools to enhance customer service, marketing, and other automated functions. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi confirmed the endeavor, emphasizing Uber's longstanding use of AI in its operations, including ride and courier matching algorithms. While details of the chatbot's capabilities remain undisclosed, Khosrowshahi's comments underscore the company's dedication to leveraging machine learning and artificial intelligence to optimize its services. Read more