What’s all the noise a-bot? Denver Startup Week 2016

Mike Brevoort
Sep 16, 2016 · 2 min read

This week I had the pleasure of speaking at Denver Startup Week, the largest free entrepreneurial event of it’s kind. With over 13,000 participants, 300+ sessions at locations across the city, 54 sponsors and over 300 volunteers, collaborative and welcoming, it’s Denver/Boulder startup culture at it’s finest! A lot of people in Denver would rather keep this a secret, but Denver frequently ranks as one of the best places to live, work and startup in the U.S. 🗻 🙌 .

Denver, I love this town!

The team at Robots & Pencils responsible for Beep Boop works out of our office in Castle Rock, CO just south of Denver. Incidentally, It’s hard to beat the 20 miles of single track trails just outside our doorstep 🚵 😉.

Our Castle Rock Office

Let’s Talk about Bots

I was honored to be joined by my coworker from Calgary, UX researcher Dr. Jonathan Haber. We gave our perspectives on the driving factors behind the momentum, emergence and hype of chatbots, as well as offered 10 suggestions for building human 2 bot (H2B) interface (19:25, slide 21) and five lessons learned from building our brand new, soon to be released, Beep Boop Slack App (51:52, slide 68). Below is the deck and video of the talk.

Slide deck from the talk
Video recording of the talk

Our mission at Beep Boop is to provide the best tools for you to create great Slack Apps. Beep Boop is a product by Robots & Pencils. Need help creating a great Slack integration? Let us know how we can be your hero. 🙋

And of course, please 👉❤️ if you enjoyed this post.

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Just like you but different. Runner, cyclist, parent. Engineering @Slack

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News and tips from Beep Boop HQ, a ridiculously simple hosting platform for your Slack and Messenger bots.

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