we build ‘bots
David ‘DC’ Collier firstname.lastname@example.org
Web > Apps > Chat – the new operating system
Messaging Platforms are the new operating systems.
Using mix of chatbots, “Artificial AI” and game mechanics RIKAI Labs create compelling user experiences for this new medium.
Chat with a teacher
HTML5 content for
who sends links to
games and study
● Very lightweight JS front-end (H5 apps) ● Simple game framework ● Support for WeChat APIs ● Support real-time chat features ● Anticipating Rich Messaging UX
Lightweight front-end .gz Total = 35k
Static pages: base content can be delivered via a CDN Mithril JS Front-end framework: Components, MVC in <7k VelocityJS: Lightweight animation library with CSS animation Zepto: JQuery like selectors
Simple game framework
● Quiz format Mini-game ● Shareable high-score ● Compete with your friends!
Support for WeChat APIs
○ Sharing ○ Close Window ● Content management ○ uploading assets ○ audio (AMR) conversion
RealTime features for chat
MongoDB capped collections > tailing Socket connections to client Using await + async functions (typescript)
Streaming Data directly from MongoDB
create a capped collection
setup a streaming find query
pipe any data updates directly to the client over sockets
WeChat Billing API integration
CRM tools: ● Content dripfeeds ● Integration with WeChat CMS ● User group tagging
FlyWeight - contact us to get a copy and get involved!
We’re working with a small group of partners to “codevelop” the FLYWeight framework. Contact me to be added to the group!
Messaging platforms are the new Operating System
And they are going to get more capable quickly....
RIKAI chatbots built on the same platform
JoBot - interview simulator and hiring manager
Finbot – personal finance advisor
CamperBot – learn to code with a friendly teacher Robot
Team experience: apps, asia and education
David ‘DC’ Collier 4 startups, 2 exits (US, Japan) 20 years experience in games industry Produced Games for EA, Disney, BandaiNamco, Sony + more. Frequent hackathon winner!
Edaan Getzel English teaching experience in China + Korea. Published Author.
Recent Press and events
SF Japan Night – Tokyo startup pitch event winner
Teaching real-time web Apps tech at Tsinghua
#LAUNCH SF Hackathon Winner
RIKAI Labs is hiring!
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