NLP & ML: Build a Chatbot from Scratch

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Ever wondered how chatbots work? Chris Gerpheide is leading the engineering team at Bespoke, the creators of Bebot, a chatbot for hospitality and tourism in Japan. Bespoke develops all of their technology in house; during the workshop, Chris will show you some simple machine learning and natural language processing techniques to create the guts of a basic chatbot from scratch. This is an interactive workshop, where each participant can create their own simple chatbot backend in Python using their own laptops.

📌SCHEDULE
● 7:00pm Doors open
● 7:30pm Introduction and Presentation
● 8:00pm Workshop
● 9:30pm Wrap up

–– SPEAKER BIO ––
Chris Gerpheide leads the engineering team at Bespoke Inc. https://www.be-spoke.io
Before joining Bespoke, she was engineering manager at Amazon Web Services. In her free time, she enjoys learning Japanese, hiking, and teaching children programming.

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