IM + Mobile + Publishing = ... Something Big

Rob Hof

Now here's a use for instant messaging that may finally get me to use it on my cell phone. (As you can probably tell from my photo, I'm old enough to have plenty of other things to do besides text with my friends, who don't have the time either.) MakeBot is a chat bot designed by Make magazine for mobile use. Instead of texting with a real person, you type in commands and get content back--search results, blog posts, articles, whatever.

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