The modern definition of artificial intelligence (or AI) is "the study and design of intelligent agents"
where an intelligent agent is a system that perceives its environment and takes actions which maximizes its chances of success.
Bots let users interact with intelligent solutions as though they are conversing with another person,
and interactions can take many forms, from text/SMS to Office365 mail to Skype and Slack.
Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying,
and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers
Xamarin is a Microsoft-owned San Francisco, California-based software company founded in May 2011 by the engineers
that created Mono, Mono for Android and MonoTouch, which are cross-platform implementations
Microsoft Cognitive Services enables developers to augment the next generation of applications with the ability to see, hear, speak, understand, and interpret needs using natural methods of communication.