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It has been updated to correct the spelling of the company.
The original article was published on September 14, 2018.
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Read or Share this story: Forbes reports that the bot was funded through a $100,000 seed round.
Here’s the company’s description on Crowdfunder: “Bots, or self-learning, have been around for a long time.
They are useful for a variety of tasks.
For example, they can be used to build websites or to do research or analysis.
They can also help people learn about computer science and other subjects.
This bot is an example of a tool that can do just that.”
Bots can be useful, but they can also be dangerous.
For example, one recent study found that bots were more likely to give a fake identity than real people.
Crowdfunder says it is targeting bot developers with the same motivation it has targeted the university and student body.
“We want to build the first generation of bots that are smarter than humans, but also are safe and trustworthy,” the company says.
More:The Verge article also mentions that the company is looking for people who want to learn programming or computer science.