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A personal assistant built inside Facebook Messenger

#2 Product of the MonthAugust 2015
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Brian Lovin
Hunter
@brian_lovin · Product Designer, Facebook
Pretty awesome to see what the Messenger team has done with M. Combining people and AI to help people with *anything* is super exciting!
Charlie Deets@charliedeets · Product Designer, WhatsApp
@brian_lovin 'Computers are a bicycle for your mind, M is a bicycle for your assistant.'
Tom Redman@redman · Technical Product Manager, Buffer
@brian_lovin Awesome Brian! Thanks for posting this :)
Nir Eyal@nireyal · Author of "Hooked" blog at NirAndFar.com
@brian_lovin Love this space! See my essay: http://www.nirandfar.com/2015/07...
ilan kasan @ilankasan · Product and Business Leadership
@brian_lovin another interesting company in the space http://www.commersational.com
Reza Khadjavi@rezakhadjavi · CEO, Shoelace
@robfdaniel, @jeremygoldbrg, @davidmarcus, how about some PH love and granting access for some of us here to play around with it! They totally should, right @rrhoover?
Kurt Walker@kurtwalker · Ventrepreneur. Fundbrella.com
@rezakhadjavi @robfdaniel @jeremygoldbrg @davidmarcus @rrhoover That is what I am thinking...
Ryan Hoover@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
Interesting to see so many players converge on the human+AI-powered personal assistant space. See Magic, Luka, Operator. Why are you building this, @robfdaniel, @jeremygoldbrg, @davidmarcus?
Artyom Ignatyev@artyom_ignatyev · CEO, Locolo
@rrhoover and @ekuyda opinion :)
David Marcus
Maker
@davidmarcus · VP Messaging -- Facebook
@rrhoover we want Messenger to become the best place for people to not only communicate with their friends and loved ones, but also with businesses (who likes calling or emailing businesses anyway?!). There are two types of interactions we're trying to cover, the threads with brands you care about and you want to have a "relationship" with, and intents that need to be fulfilled — for which it doesn't really matter who/how it's done as long as it's done well. M is aimed at covering the second use case. We think we may be uniquely positioned to solve that hard problem, so we're going to try!
Eugenia Kuyda@ekuyda · Luka
@davidmarcus What is the ratio of human/AI with M? Would be great to try it!
Pieter Walraven@pieterpaul · Founder & Product @ Pie - pie.co
@davidmarcus Congrats on the launch! Really excited about this. Especially the opportunity for Messenger to capture intent-driven activity. fyi: wrote a TC article about that very subject (intent vs passive activity) and how you guys are like you said in a unique position to solve that hard problem: techcrunch.com/2015/08/11/its-operating-systems-vs-messaging-apps-in-the-battle-for-techs-next-frontier/
Nadia Yun@nadia_yun · The StartUP CMO: Marketing I PR I Social
@rrhoover Tried to get on Magic but they want 3k to start and $100/hr. Have you heard any feedback on efficacy?
Nadia Yun@nadia_yun · The StartUP CMO: Marketing I PR I Social
@rrhoover Tried to get on Magic but they want 3k to start and $100/hr. Have you heard any feedback on efficacy?
Ryan Hoover@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
@nadia_yun I've been using Magic for several months. Big fan although they recently introduced their paid model and I'm unsure if they're giving anyone else access to the free plan.
Matteo Masserdotti@mat_masse · founder Tip.Ventures
@davidmarcus @rrhoover is it possible to access to beta?
Shaun Trennery@shauntrennery · Founder X&Go
M is a logical step towards a contextual operating system. Today, the shoe purchase card is surfaced because you asked for it. Tomorrow is will be surfaced because the system knows you and your context. Companies need to stop building apps and start building APIs.
Pieter Walraven@pieterpaul · Founder & Product @ Pie - pie.co
@shauntrennery agree. Front-end is such a commodity :)
ilan kasan @ilankasan · Product and Business Leadership
@pieterpaul Lol
Andrew Torba@torbahax · CEO, Gab.ai #SpeakFreely
The logo is absolutely incredible.
Piero Borgo@pieroborgo · CCO & Co-Founder, Leevia
@torbahax an also absolutely resemblant to Musixmatch's https://medium.com/musixmatch-te...
Marco Fabbri@marco__fabbri · Founder, CEO at Hello
@pieroborgo it's the blue copy of Musixmatch logo, that's incredible :o