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Building a Virtual Assistant for Raspberry Pi: The practical guide for constructing a voice-controlled virtual assistant by Tanay Pant

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© Tanay Pant 2016

Tanay Pant, Building a Virtual Assistant for Raspberry Pi, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2167-9_4

4. Using the Internet to Gather Information

Tanay Pant

(1)Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

In this chapter, you learn about using information from the Internet to make Melissa more interactive. You create modules for getting weather information, defining keywords from Wikipedia, and mining data from various web sites (such as news web sites). You then implement these modules in Python to make Melissa more useful.

The Internet is a mine full of loads of useful information and, well, useless information. Some of the meaningful, useful information you can retrieve from the Internet includes weather, definitions from Wikipedia, and business news. It ...

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