While the United States spins out of the control under President Putin’s government shutdown, Emma the immigration bot is still working over at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Emma our virtual assistant

Not even talk of a wall or the gap in pay will stop her.

emma bot virtual assistant immigration

I used to have a colleague who was deeply moved by the idea of the rights of computers and machine intelligence. He’d be upset by this.

Anyway, apparently, Emma prefers the term “Virtual Assistant.”

Posted by Jeff Reifman

Jeff is a technology consultant based in the Pacific Northwest. Check out Portland Wild, a visual map-driven guide to Portland's public art, its Heritage Trees and its Little Free Libraries.

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