New tool: KB Lab Bot


The KB Lab Bot is a working prototype of a Facebook Messenger Bot that allows you to retrieve Dutch cultural heritage masterpieces. The bot is a showcase of an open source content management system that allows you to build your own chatbot.

The KB Lab Bot is a result of the Hack-a-LOD 2016. This is a yearly hackathon that focuses on linking cultural heritage collections. The 2016 edition was won by developer Hay Kranen. He built the ‘Erfgoedbot’: a Facebook Messenger bot that gives users access to cultural heritage artefacts, retrieved from Wikidata.

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