Michael Myers

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  • Michael Myers created an article,

    Don't Teach Commands

    Teaching commands is when you have a prompt that says "To do X, say Y". As James Giangola, Conversation & Persona Design Lead at Google, points out in his article "Conversation Design: Speaking the...

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    Implementing CanFulfillIntentRequest for Alexa

    CanFulfillIntentRequest on Alexa (still in beta) allows users to access your skill without needing enable and invoke it with the invocation phrase. By default, a handler will return "NO" to every C...

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    Utterance Expansion Notation

    Utterance expansion notation allows you to more efficiently build out the sample utterances of your intent.  You can quickly account for variations in carrier phrases, contractions, and other optio...

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    Flagging Queries

    Part of the interaction model tuning process involves analyzing actual user queries coming in to ensure the model accurately matched the intent and pulled out the relevant slot information.  A quer...

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    Privacy and Compliance Questions

    The privacy and compliance question may seem a little intimidating at first but we are here to walk you through it.   We would answer these questions for you if we could but are required that you f...

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    Beta Features

    We believe in putting things out there fast to get it in the hands of users to provide feedback.  You get access to the newest features and get a glimpse of what is to come however they come at a r...

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    Sharing a Google Assistant Action

    Before an action goes live, you may have a need to share it with others.  You have to options of getting others to test your action. Alpha/Beta Release Similar to the workflow with mobile apps in t...

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    What are intents?

    Intents are a set of sample utterances and optional slots that represent a user's request.  Think of them as inputs just like buttons for a GUI or keys on a keyboard. They can be simple, such as a ...

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    Dialogflow Channel

    The Dialogflow channel provides you access to the Google Assistant.  It can also serve as an NLU for other projects that require an external one. Current Limitations We only support the Actions on...

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    Account Linking Response

    Account Linking is a system response that takes the user through the sign-in workflow.  In order to invoke the channel's system level response, you must set the following on your response: "system"...