don’t spend your fucking weekend while sleeping and partying.spend your weekend in building , exploring and interacting with like-minded people at tech community meetups.
In this article, I am gonna share my experience of Alexa community meetup which was held on 9 Feb at The Circle.work, Huda City Center, Gurugram.
I am very grateful that I got a chance to meet Jeff Blankenburg, Alexa Evangelist, Amazon US, Amit Jotwani, Sr. Evangelist, Amazon US, and Chris Sheldrick (CEO what3words, London)
In the first talk jeff talks about how every year, the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) grows in capabilities and features. With more than 100,000 published skills, ASK continues to push forward, making new opportunities for developers who want to build engaging voice experiences with Amazon Alexa. In this session, he discussed the latest trends in conversational artificial intelligence, highlight some of the most innovative skills, and provide an overview of everything that has been released in the past year for the ASK, including expansion to Hindi, natural language evaluation, and leaderboards.he also tell how the whole Alexa process works.what are the languages used in backend server.
2nd session is all about reducing friction in Alexa skill, how to improvise Alexa skill content and sparks and who is better than Amit Jotwani to explain all these stuff. Amit also talked about retention. Retention indicates people are using and enjoying your skill, which is a key factor in understanding the short- and long-term value of your skill. In this session, he talked about how the retention mechanisms we can use to keep our customers coming back for more.
Now the best session I am waiting for and hope u all are also excited to know. this session is about the venture company what3words.what3words is the simplest way to talk about location. It has divided the world into 3m x 3m squares, each with a unique 3-word address. as we face lots of problems regarding finding the exact location. sometimes Google Maps is not accurate for finding the exact location. so this platform will help us in finding the exact location. the CEO and cofounder Chris Sheldrick give this awesome talk about the what3words.
The last session is taken by Jeff Blankenburg. in this session he talked about 10 things to how we can acceleration our voice app needs to get to the next level.