Online Journalism Blog: Google’s creepy Allo assistant and our rocky relationship so far

From the Online Journalism Blog: Google’s creepy Allo assistant and our rocky relationship so far. “After playing with Allo’s chat prompts for those too lazy to write their own texts, I began to play with the in-conversation Google Assistant bot. Here are the highlights…” Very, very funny. And a good overview of a) how chatbots really aren’t there yet and b) how they might be trying a bit too hard.