On bots, language & making tech disappear — TechCrunch (βγαίνουν τα σώψυχα αν μιλάς με botakia?)

This year’s new buzzword in computer design circles is without question “bots.” As with anything we build, we give bots names. A name can be a way of expressing trust in an object — or expressing control over it. But giving a bot an identity isn’t always for the best. Calling a bot Siri does…

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