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Will Robots (and bots) Replace Nonprofit Staff and Interns in the Workplace?

Allison Fine and I have been collaborating on research and writing about the next wave of disruptive technologies (AI, Bots, and Robots) and what it means for the nonprofit sector.  We have a couple of opportunities coming up for you to join the discussion. 

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The Bots are Here: Leading With Our Humanity in the Age of Automation

The Bots are Here: Leading With Our Humanity in the Age of Automation by Allison Fine and Beth Kanter

What nonprofits need to do to make sure that they are in charge of the bots, not the other way around.

Taking a virtual walk with Yeshi may not help you get your steps in for the day, but it will be fascinating and educational.… Read More

AI and Nonprofits: Will Bots Make Transition from Functional to Friendship?

The next disruptive technology phase is already upon here and it includes a technology designed to emulate human conversation – chatbots programmed with artificial intelligence.  It will have implications for nonprofits way beyond simply setting up a Facebook Messenger bot for your nonprofit’s Facebook Brand Page.… Read More

An Ingenious Texting Bot from @SFMOMA

As we enter the age of automation, more and more nonprofits are using bots. If bots are designed well, they can have impact.   The San Francisco Museum of Art recently launched an ingenious bot called “Send Me” that allows anyone to send a simple text message and receive a picture of a piece of art matching the idea, words, or phrase texted.… Read More