Inspiration

I came to the hack with very little sleep, on the way here I joked with my friends about making a bedtime story generator. This then became the inspiration for my hack.

What it does

Ask Alexa for a bedtime story and it will generate one and read it to you. I also made a website version in p5.js

How I built it

I used AWS to host the backend node.js server, alexa skills to deal with that stuff and tracery, a javascript library to generate the stories

Challenges I ran into

Getting alexa to do anything is a pain

Accomplishments that I'm proud of

making something cool that works

What I learned

how AWS works, what node.js is.

What's next for Random Bedtime Stories

more story options

Video of it in action ; https://twitter.com/uveavanto/status/792752556778938368

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