[Sugar-devel] GCI plan for chatbot functionality and updating website to bootstrap v4.1.x

Tony Anderson tony_anderson at usa.net
Sun Dec 2 21:33:28 EST 2018

Hi Amaan

You are, of course, aware that a chatbot capability is offered by the 
Speak Activity based on Alice. Alice can be 'taught' so that its dialogs 
can be improved. With a simple modification, it can be made to respond 
by default: 'I don't know'. to a question such as 'What is the third 
planet?' to which the user responds: 'The third planet is Mars' would 
become the bots answer to that question. It would be a simple change to 
add multiple chatbots so that a user could build their own.

Naturally, this approach has the benefit of 'low entry' and 'no ceiling' 
to which we aspire in enabling our learners to learn and to learn how to 


On 12/2/18 12:10 PM, Amaan Iqbal wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> I am attaching the plans which our GCI students have created for 
> having a chatbot functionality on our website and for updating our 
> website to Bootstrap 4.1 which will result in removal of dependency on 
> some plugins like owl-carousel and many other custom stylings.
> Please find the links below. Any reviews would be appreciated.
> Plan for Chatbot functionality 
> <https://docs.google.com/document/d/1p4nw0D-oomE7Jrze67kXAyEEUfINlpIKuoSFU8rimQk/edit#heading=h.fnvfgb36iyez>
> Plan for updating the website to bootstrap 4.1.x 
> <https://storage.googleapis.com/codein-prod.appspot.com/gci-2018/core_taskupdate/doc/4657339716075520_1542461902_plan.pdf?Expires=1543838895&GoogleAccessId=codein-prod%40appspot.gserviceaccount.com&Signature=huyqIyR0P78oO4JOYt%2BuRhW08LqzCmG8gibMyurQYjHjv8tNnT%2F3%2FzSd53wx03axoYbx%2BbZNOwJm0ED3Nkqy%2FZiUMOm%2FkqAH%2BMedXTTCKb0C%2BdeXA6RDo3nqj6UY7dwbtiTJtNQf3o3WReA3ix8Yd9bX6k1Zxz6WAHQLM6HEgc1kSpNtEQnQDqwi82KfX57WWfdFmdBap4s2mcPOD5WA05VMqe9VWREn5B88KPENXqF4parH1TcsWWR%2B%2FfYlFaWQTNdtooub%2FEXZWWWu4cabA7mUQIBrsJPAYw5znZ1dpt8BmWMYOi3GksqYip3J7x%2BJLUfmYfB8auL9Qz4eO6uM0w%3D%3D>
> Regards,
> Amaan
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