A Food Waste Company Connected Its Low-Tech Digesters To The Cloud Using AWS And Slack

Food waste digesters don’t seem an obvious area for cloud computing. But BioHiTech built its own industrial cloud product for them and other types of hardware with just five engineers by using AWS and Slack.


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This Slack bot turns everyday conversation into a game of numbers


If you’ve been looking for new ways to liven up discussions with your team on Slack, this bot might be just what you need. Scorebot is a fun chatbot integration for Slack that lets you turn everyday conversation into a fierce competition of numbers. Once Scorebot is invited to a channel, it’ll let users assign positive or negative point values via emoji allowing you to score authors with the best or worst messages. Whenever someone reacts to a Slack message, Scorebot awards corresponding points to the author, keeping score in a leaderboard everyone in the channel can participate in. Additionally, the bot…

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