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Meet Christopher Bot: Study aid created by B.C. teen explodes overseas | Metro NewsA Facebook tool that helps students be more productive and keep track of assignments developed by a Victoria teen has gone viral in an unexpected place. Alec Jones, 14, says his chatbot, Christopher Bot, that helps students stay on top of their homework has garnered more than 3,000 subscribers, with many of them based in Thailand.
The boy behind Facebook's best chatbotIt's been nearly a year since Microsoft's Satya Nadella proclaimed "bots are the new apps". Yet despite the promise of a revolution in how we interact with services and companies online, progress has been utterly miserable - the vast majority of chatbots are gimmicky, pointless or just flat out broken.