This Amazon Alexa sample code demonstrates a sample skill template for a basic trivia skill. Alexa will select a question at random and ask it of the user when the skill is invoked, when a list of questions is provided about a topic. Alexa Skills is a set of API interfaces that allows you to build activity skills for services, devices and applications. The Skills Kit are resources that allows you to develop integrations for Amazon's Echo Device voice service, Alexa. This includes skills for playing music, setting an alarm, having a conversation and more. Amazon is an Ecommerce, Business and Web Service Platform that provides electronic commerce and cloud computing services.
ParallelDots enhanced its artificial intelligence API portfolio with the new Virality Detection API and the Excel add-in. The Virality Detection API predicts the potential of an image to go viral. The Excel add-in allows users to collect data within Excel for analysis by the ParallelDots AI API.
Hardly days ago I was moaning about how we will never get to the Internet of things (IoT). Electric imp seems out to mock my moan. The electric imp API pairs with its hardware. The hardware can be installed in an electronic device, with the example given of a weight scale. The hardware delivers a seamless wifi experience and then through the API links up the data to cloud services, presumably destined through an app for an Android, iOS or other OS device. The API itself is still in beta.