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APIs and the Bot Revolution (APIDays Nordic, May 18)

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3scale's Nicolas presented "APIs and the Bot Revolution" at the APIDays Nordic event on May 18. He covered the importance of making bots smart by using APIs. APIs for bots need specific API design considerations and some different thinking about DX. Bots and APIs have the potential to introduce a paradigm shift about how we interact with technology.

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APIs and the Bot Revolution (APIDays Nordic, May 18)

  1. 1. APIs and the Bot Revolution Nicolas Grenié Hacker in Residence at 3scale @picsoung APIdays Nordic 19th May 2016 Tampere, Finland How Bots are changing APIs
  2. 2. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung @picsoung
  3. 3. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung 3scale.net/jobs
  4. 4. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung 700+ clients billions of API calls per month
  5. 5. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung
  6. 6. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung
  7. 7. Bots
  8. 8. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung
  9. 9. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung SlackFund: $80 M to Slack Bot Startups
  10. 10. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung 350k new users each day 15Bn messages daily 100 million MAUs source: http://venturebeat.com/2016/02/23/telegram-now-has-100-million-monthly-active-users-a-60-increase-in-9-months/
  11. 11. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung 350k new users each day 15Bn messages daily 100 million MAUs source: http://venturebeat.com/2016/02/23/telegram-now-has-100-million-monthly-active-users-a-60-increase-in-9-months/ $1 million to Bot Devs
  12. 12. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung 900 million MAUs launched on April 12th 2016 10k+ developers Call of Duty bot exchanged 6M messages in a week source: http://techcrunch.com/2016/05/10/facebook-chatbot-analytics/
  13. 13. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung 300M users 6000 bots 215M users bot APIs just launched 700M users
  14. 14. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung It goes beyond text
  15. 15. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung It goes beyond text
  16. 16. Agenda 1. APIs are bot enablers 2. Bots are changing APIs 3. APIs as tools for bots
  17. 17. I. APIs are bot enablers
  18. 18. Bots without APIs are stupid
  19. 19. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung Birdly
  20. 20. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung Birdly
  21. 21. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung Alterra Travel Agent
  22. 22. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung Poncho
  23. 23. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung APIs for Bots " Platform APIs # $
  24. 24. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung APIs for Bots " Platform APIs # $ Data APIs ☼ &
  25. 25. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung APIs for Bots " Platform APIs # $ Data APIs ☼ & ' ( Action APIs
  26. 26. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung intelligence and data come from APIS
  27. 27. II. Bots are changing APIs
  28. 28. Bots will force you to change your API
  29. 29. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung UI ) *
  30. 30. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung CI +
  31. 31. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung + # $ ! " Conversational
 Interface
  32. 32. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung
  33. 33. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung
  34. 34. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung generic input
  35. 35. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung generic input easy win =
  36. 36. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung Example
  37. 37. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung Issues •Results are not organized ex. API search for “Uber” •Need another API call to refine result
  38. 38. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung Limited number of items
  39. 39. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung Sort by relevance
  40. 40. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung Hypermedia design
  41. 41. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung 🐰APIbunny🍫 Example built with
  42. 42. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung
  43. 43. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung
  44. 44. III. APIs as tools for bots
  45. 45. Bots are your new API consumers
  46. 46. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung make the bot builder’s life easier
  47. 47. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung bot builders are your new audience
  48. 48. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung is your API bot ready?
  49. 49. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung
  50. 50. APIDays Nordic - May 2016 Nicolas Grenié - !picsoung radical change in internet consumption
  51. 51. Takeaways •challenge your API on no-UI applications •target for bot usage •paradigm shift to CI
  52. 52. Microsoft Tay
  53. 53. Love bots
  54. 54. References Daft Punk by Kooroshication https://www.flickr.com/photos/ kooroshication/8881035467 (CC)

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