10 of the latest AI developments for personal use: helpful, caring, fun or just plain random.
Don’t fancy fighting your parking fine in court? British teenager and Stanford Uni student Joshua Browder has created a chatbot which has successfully appealed thousands of parking tickets.
Intelligent responsive avatars. This Flinders University-developed project has developed Anna Cares to help people with care needs live independently in the community, and is working on a male spin-off, Michael.
3. Bridge Kitchen (still in development)
This smart kitchen aid reads and understands recipes. It understands both speech and non-speech audio (such as the sound of chopping) to give you tailored advice while you cook.
Helps you kick green goals by allowing you to automatically track your personal carbon emissions by monitoring your behaviour throughout the day.
For scientists lacking a research assistant to carry out their menial work, Iris.AI will comb through vast databases of scientific literature to select the most relevant articles.
Your own personal language trainer. It records and analyses your daily conversations via a small wearable microphone and generates personalized foreign language lessons for you.
Possibly the least expected AI solution, wevorce has been developed to handle divorces more efficiently. After clients provide their information, it uses an algorithm to predict how the divorce will progress and then provides services based on the predictions.
If you struggle to think up ironic hashtags and witty comments, this AI will do the social media work for you by automatically generating tags.
Author: Larissa Fedunik-Hofman
Larissa is the editorial assistant for Careers with STEM and a Chemistry PhD student. Larissa’s goal is to promote public engagement with STEM through inspiring stories.