The Bonfire

AARON COHN HAS built a human resources bot named Charlie.

I s#@! you not.

The founder of Happybot.ai has developed software intended to improve culture and happiness in the workplace by carrying out some of the morale-building activities often executed by an HR employee.

It automates activities like having an ice-cream cake show up on birthdays to remind employees they’re cared for. It fuels camaraderie by organizing team dinners (including making reservations and collecting RSVPs) and sends managers daily self-development challenges to fuel personal growth. It conducts random acts of kindness like sending an employee a $10 gift ...

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