I just installed and configured Delta Chat, in the main screen I see my chats list,
there are a chat already there, with someone called “DeltaBot” with a funny contact picture
of a robot with a delta sign, the bot have sent me a welcome message giving me some hints about DC,
and a brief summary of the things he can do for me and how to get more help, I will call this friendly bot DB.
DB is really kind, he even offered himself to send an invitation message to a friend to join to chat in DC with me if I give
him the email address of the friend.
I asked to DB what is new in this version of DC and he replied with a list of changes, new features, etc.
Also I asked him to notify me when a new release of DC comes out.
I have added some contacts and started to chat with some friends, Amy have asked me to meet in our
usual place, I will ask to DB about the weather, so I will take an umbrella if needed.
I’m not a businessman but I guess it is useful that DB is able to give currency rates (including popular crypto-currencies)
I’m chatting with my Chinese friend Lee, I don’t speak Chinese but we communicate using English,
sometimes there are sentences I don’t know how to say in English, luckily my good friend DB
can help me with this, I just ask him to translate sentences for me this way: “translate ES EN amigo, realmente estoy amando DeltaChat”.
From time to time I like to get info about things, I can ask to DB: “what is ?” and he knows most the time, I guess he is
using Wikipedia or Wiktionary (localized, ex. es.wikipedia.org).
I like to read news, every morning I ask DB to give me some news.
My friends seems to be busy, luckily DB is always there for me, I ask him to
entertain me and he quickly offered to make me a joke, to give me the picture of the day(probably from Wikipedia and/or NASA),
to talk me about a random topic (probably a Wikipedia article), to give me the quote of the day (probably from Wikiquote), to tell me my horoscope,
and many other interesting options like playing min-games like “hangman” with me.
I have been trying Delta Chat for a couple of weeks and I am really surprised by all the useful things I can do while chatting with my friends, with
a secure (encrypted) email communication, I feel more in control of my life and my data now, accessing most of DB equivalent
services on a web browser would probably involved ads, and tracking of my activities.