We want to create an voice-based personal assistant that says the things that people are too afraid to say.
What it does
You ask Doubting Thomas a question and it gives you the sassiest answer you could ever imagine.
How we built it
We used the Lambda function of Amazon Web Services and integrated it with custom skill capabilities of the Amazon Developer Console. We tested it with one of the members' Echo Plus and Alexa Simulator.
Challenges we ran into
Sometimes Doubting Thomas cannot detect if what you ask is a question.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
We asked and Doubting Thomas answered in words that are full of wits.
What we learned
We learned plenty about the steps to building an Alexa skill, creating test events in JSON, debugging techniques, and effective teamwork.
What's next for Doubting Thomas
It will continues to provide you with even more fun responses.