Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login
Unfundable Slack bots (medium.com)
104 points by bertrandom on Mar 1, 2016 | hide | past | web | favorite | 9 comments



You know... I'm glad I clicked this by accident. The title is unintriguing but the technical details are nice. Oddly enough, I wanted to do exactly this for some of my favorite shows and now I have a nice step-by-step guide on how to do it! I'll look into if there is a better way to display the subtitles, seeing as it is such a drastic drop in quality after they have been added.

For those who don't misclick as often as I, it is a blog about converting a TV shows script into gifs of the scene which contains the dialogue. Allowing them to be searched. The author does this to create a searchable gif database of Seinfeld quotes.


I feel the same way, I thought it was an analysis of why Slack Bots were not a business model that could receive VC funding.


I was afraid it would be that kind of article, but I'm glad it wasn't.


I probably wouldn't have clicked it either were it not for your comment. Thanks for convincing me to give it a read!


Yeah, this is a pretty bad title for a link. I had no idea what to expect.


I wrote a Slack bot that runs images through the Google Vision API and then chats back what it found. Fund that!


Link or it didn't happen!


I'll get it public this weekend!


Really fun read, didn't expect it to be so interesting and technically cool. And I beat the estimated reading time, so there's that.




Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: