“Yandex” will hold a competition for developers skills “Alice”
The contest will be held by the company before the end of 2018. Monthly project managers will choose five winners, and the prize Fund will amount to almost half a million rubles.
The aim of the developers in the competition will come up with a unique scenario of skill for voice assistant “Alice”, to program his direct connection to the service, to publish his work in a public directory on the platform of “Yandex.Dialogues”. The authors of the best scripts will receive remuneration from 50 to 150 thousand rubles. Five winners will be determined every month, and in total there will be three stages: from October 10 until November 1, from 2 to 30 November and from 1 to 27 December. Skills, on the idea the company should help users to solve everyday tasks related to service, or just to spend leisure time.
The prize Fund is 1.36 million. Winners will choose the organizers, exposing each of the contestants of the evaluation. The event coincides with the first “birthday” of “Alice”: the voice assistant was launched exactly a year ago.