This is the C#/ .Net SDK for API.AI. This SDK allows developers to integrate the functionality of API.AI with other applications and devices through C# and .Net. API.AI enables programmers to add speech interface to their apps and devices allowing them to understand and perform verbal requests.
IBM transitioned its Bluemix natural language interface (Watson Conversation) from Experimental to GA. The move suggests that IBM has tweaked the cutting edge technology to a level of service that supports real-time, production environments. The service enables automated interaction with users.
RAISR, Google's proof-of-concept, neural-network-backed image sampler, represents a fundamental shift to the visual paradigm of the web. Though it's true impact is still a ways away, it marks the point where people in the front-end world should start to get very interested in machine learning.