A fond farewell from LifeFolder

Today, we are announcing that LifeFolder is closing down, and that our chatbot Emily is getting a well-deserved rest.

Haje Jan Kamps
Dec 12, 2017 · 6 min read
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It’s unclear why we thought stenciling a message on the side of a highway was an appropriate way of saying farewell.
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Our chatbot Emily. She’s awesome. She’s now had hundreds of conversations. While chatbots don’t really get tired, we do feel that she deserves a break.

Lots of smoke, not enough fire.

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Lots of press coverage was incredibly flattering, but largely failed to attract people who were ready to start having these conversations (Facsimile: SiliconValley.com)

Without traction, no funds.

Which left us with three choices…

The end of the road.


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