The Official Food-Bot Blog
Well, it's been a long time coming, and I have to admit it was a lot easier to add than I thought it would be. You now officially have control over the learned knowledge of Food-Bot.
Fri, 09/21/2012 - 1:02pm
Enjoy the free food!
Thanks everyone for your feedback about universities to add! More universities to come soon based on your feedback!
Thu, 09/06/2012 - 7:45pm
Hopefully you're settled in on your campus by now! The free food search for this school year is about to begin!
Tue, 08/28/2012 - 8:41pm
The Food-Bot Android app is finally here. The app allows you to add reminders of upcoming free food events, and receive notifications if a new free food event has been found.
Wed, 09/28/2011 - 11:26pm
I'll be traveling to Pittsburgh to talk about the theory behind Food-Bot.
If you're interested in machine learning, natural language processing, or food, come on out!
Papa Johns pizza served.
Fri, 09/09/2011 - 1:32am
I decided the website becomes a whole lot more usable (and less sketchy) when users can actually see where the events came from that Food-Bot found.
Thu, 09/08/2011 - 12:53am
Emailing subscribers is somewhat of a complicated problem. On the one hand, I want subscribers to find out about all the latest free food events.
Mon, 08/29/2011 - 4:39am
I've been trying to make the site increasingly automated, and as a result, I've been looking for ways to use Food-Bot more and more to take care of tasks that don't necessarily need a human. In the process of doing this, I decided to add a feature where Food-Bot offers suggestions based on what it knows. Food-Bot will now try to help users realize if they have made a mistake in the event they added, and allow them to make changes.
Sat, 08/27/2011 - 5:38am
Previously, every event that was found by Food-Bot needed to be approved by me as indeed being a free food event before it was made visible on the site. One of the problems with this is that there was always a latency between when the event was first discovered by Food-Bot and when I found out about it and was able to approve it.
Thu, 04/21/2011 - 3:44am