Conversational Interface: People Don’t (Necessarily) Read What Your Bot Says

Posted by Jon Klein on Nov 17, 2016 10:25:00 AM

Chatbots are all the rage. Or, at least they were a couple of months ago. You don’t need to go back far in time to see the full hype and disillusionment cycle. In April, VentureBeat declared a chatbot gold rush and then a short time later in October that chatbots suck (for now). How did this change in chatbot sentiment build so quickly?

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Topics: About, AI, Artificial Intelligence, intelligent assistants

We're Hiring Summer Interns

Posted by Brooke Torres on Apr 1, 2016 10:21:00 AM

Update: All roles for the summer have been filled. Check back with us over the next few months for more opportunities, or email us at if you'd like to apply for a full time position. 


About Talla:

Our theory is this: over the next decade, every knowledge worker will have an artificially intelligent assistant that will automate much of their busywork. Powered by machine learning, our assistant, Talla, does just that for human resources, marketing, and office management.

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Tapjoy CTO Sean Lindsay Joins Talla Board of Directors

Posted by Rob May on Mar 23, 2016 10:20:00 AM


Several years ago, when I was new to the Boston startup scene, I was introduced to Sean Lindsay.  We met for beers and instantly hit it off.  Sean is one of those rare guys who loves to go out after work and talk about work.  It's always been clear that Sean loves what he does.  Over the years, we've had a lot more beers and dinners and other types of events together, and through our many conversations about business and technology, I new I wanted to work with Sean in some capacity.  So I am very excited to announce that Sean has officially joined the Talla Board of Directors as an Independent Director.

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Talla Is Hiring

Posted by Rob May on Oct 9, 2015 10:05:00 AM


Talla is working on an intelligent automated assistant for knowledge workers.  If you have an interest in NLP, machine learning, cognitive science, and similar technologies, please send your resume to  We are hiring for all kinds of roles.

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Topics: About