A list of artificial intelligence tools you can use today — for personal use (1/3) by@liamhanel

A list of artificial intelligence tools you can use today — for personal use (1/3)

May 1st 2017 67,505 reads
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OS1 rendition of artificial intelligence from Her

Artificial Intelligence and the fourth industrial revolution has made some considerable progress over the last couple of years. Most of this current progress that is usable has been developed for industry and business purposes, as you’ll see in coming posts. Research institutes and dedicated, specialised companies are working toward the ultimate goal of AI (cracking artificial general intelligence), developing open platforms and the looking into the ethics that follow suit. There are also a good handful of companies working on AI products for consumers, which is what we’ll be kicking this series of posts off with.

Artificial intelligence is like climbing a tree to try and reach the moon; one can report steady progress, all the way to the top of the tree.

This is Part 1 of 3 in a series of posts that looks at the landscape of the artificial intelligence industry and the companies and institutes developing products that are moving the needle of knowledge of machine intelligence and consciousness forward for humanity.

A break down of the series

I’ve trawled through literally thousands of websites (6,000+ links) over a few of weeks to bring you a comprehensive list of the best AI products and most promising companies in the field.

PS. my Macbook track pad is now dying from too many clicks.



Part 1 — a list of AI companies and products for personal use (B2C)Part 2 — a list of AI companies for business and industry (B2B)Part 3 — a list of AI companies for business and industry extended (because there are so damn many!) and a few added extra

As a note: a few of the products haven’t launched yet, and may be still in Beta, though are exciting ideas, well backed or look promising. Most you can use now.

Let me know your feedback (including any edits, adds and removals)

Let me know if you think I’ve put a company under the wrong category or if I’ve totally got the description wrong about a company / it just needs a little alteration then holla at me (on Twitter). Also feel free tell me about any companies you think I’ve missed that need to added to the list — comment below and I’ll put them on.

I’ve highlighted some of my favourites, enjoy —!

Artificial Intelligence for personal use:🏠 Personal / In-Home


Bridge Kitchen — kitchen assistant for turn-by-turn directions in the kitchenUnifyID — verify your identity by the way you walk, type and sit

👔 Work







Carly — helps you manage phone callsMosaic — helps you write better resumesNewton — helps you find a dream jobNotion — helps with email overload, organisation and communicationRobby — a better and smarter calendarStella — scans for jobs and helps manage your application processWoo — helps you make smarter decision for your career

👯 Social






Brightcrowd — helps you find meaningful professional connectionsDating.ai — dating app with Face SearchEezy — let Eezy take care of your evening so you can take care of having funHashley — ironic hashtag and comment generator for your photosHotness.ai — can tell you how hot you areRey — introduces you to people you should really meet (work and play)

🎓 Education

Thirdleap — helps children to learn maths

🏥 Health / Medical








Abi — your virtual health assistantAda — can help if you’re feeling unwellAiri — personal health coachAlz.ai — helps you care for loved ones with Alzheimer’sBitesnap — food recognition from meal photos to help count caloriesdoc.ai — makes lab results easy to understandTess by x2 — mental healthcare in your pocketSleep.ai — diagnose snoring and tooth grinding

🕵️ Agents — Personal










Amazon Echo / Alexa — everyday personal assistant for in-homeApple Siri — everyday personal assistant on iPhone and MacCortana— everyday personal assistant on PC and Windows devicesFacebook M — competitors to Siri, Now and CortanaGatebox — a holographic anime assistant in an espresso machineGoogle Assistant — everyday personal assistantLing — similar to Amazon EchoMycroft — is the world’s first open source voice assistantRemi— like Siri with an interfaceSpoken — virtual assistant with an interfaceViv — like Siri but 10x better

📅 Agents — Professional








Clara — meeting scheduling assistantJulie Desk — meeting scheduling assistant (aimed at C-Suite)Kono — meeting scheduling assistantMimetic — meeting scheduling assistantMy Ally — handles meeting scheduling and manages calendarSkipFlag — automatically discover and organise your workx.ai— meeting scheduling assistantZoom.ai — personal assistant to help you at work

🙍 Agent — Fun


Fembot— your AI girlfriendReplika— your AI friend that you raise through text conversations

📝 Agents — Chatbot




Brin — helps you make smarter business decisionsChatfuel — create a Facebook chatbot in 7 minutesmyWave — chatbot to help you throughout your daily lifeLyra — monitor analyse your carbon emissions

🗞️ Entertainment / News

Jottr — content and news app that learns what you like and don’t likeNews360 — learns what you enjoy and finds stories you’ll like

✈️ Travel




Emma— automatically calculates and adds meeting travel time**ETA** — helps you manage travel itineraries and meetingsMezi —helps with booking flights, hotels, restaurant reservations and moreReady — traffic forecaster and travel time prediction

🚗 Vehicle

Vinli — turns any car into a smart car

🏃‍ Fitness

Mara — smarter running app

🎵 Music


Aiva — composes emotional soundtrack musicPandora — finds music you might like

🏛️ Insurance / Legal


Docubot — can advise you on legal issuesDriveway — tracks and rewards safe drivers

🛒 Shopping

Entrupy — helps identify if clothing and accessory items are authentic

💰 Finance









Abe — fast answers about your financesAndy — a personal Tax AccountantBond — helps you achieve your financial goalsFinn.ai — helps you do your bankingMylo — rounds up purchases and invests the spare changeOlivia — helps you manage your financesResponsive— institutional-grade active portfolio managementRoger — helps you pay bills easilyWallet — AI for your daily finance decisions

📱 Social media / Website management



Firedrop — websites designed automatically, just add content and publishHashley — ironic hashtag and comment generator for your photosSignature — build elegant landing pages using your social media content

💡 IoT / IIoT









Aerial — home activity, movement and identity sensorBridge.ai — smart-home platform focused on speech and soundCubic — one place to connect your smart home devicesGrojo — grow room controller and monitoring systemHello — helps you monitor and improve your sleepJosh — whole house voice controlMycroft — is the world’s first open source voice assistantNanit — the baby monitor reinventedNest — a range of in-home devices such as Thermostat, security and alarms

⌚ Wearables


Eli — helps you learn a new language from conversations through your day**Kick.ai** — wearable for martial arts to help analyse kicks and fights

🌐 Language / Translation

Liv — transcribe conversations in English and HindiMicrosoft Translator — language translator powered by neural networks

🤖 Robots


Roboy— a humanoid robot aimed to be as capable as a humanSpoon — a robot (I couldn’t work out its purpose, but it sounded cool!)

💌 Useful + Fun + Random





Elevator — helps you find and buy cannabis (with recommendations)Fieldguide — universal field guide that suggests possible matchesFrankenstain.ai — is a collaborative storytelling experiment using AI, machine learning, robotics, bio-engineering and IoT#Laugh — laughs visualised in a digital format, that may be sent to spaceIntelligentX Brewing Co. — beer brewed by artificial intelligence

📚 Research


Apollo — breaks down articles and PDF’s into quick, readable dot pointsIris — helps you research and visualise concepts in research papers

🎫 Events, Conferences and Communities




The AI Conference — an annual event where leading AI researchers and top industry practitioners meet and collaborate**Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference** — Bootstrap Labs Venture firm**Events.ai** — the one stop shop for AI/ML/DL events and conferencesoh.hai.ai — strong name game!

















Amsterdam — applied AI community and eventsBangalore — applied AI community and eventsBerlin — applied AI community and eventsBucharest — applied AI community and eventsBudapest — applied AI community and eventsCity.ai — applied AI communities and eventsHamburg — applied AI community and eventsHongkong — applied AI community and eventsLondon — applied AI community and eventsMadrid — applied AI community and eventsKrakow — applied AI community and eventsOslo — applied AI community and eventsTallinn — applied AI community and eventsTirana — applied AI community and eventsSingapore — applied AI community and eventsSofia — applied AI community and eventsStockholm — applied AI community and eventsValletta — applied AI community and events

📰 News and blogs








AI Weekly — a weekly collection news and resources on AI and MLApproximately Correct — AI and Machine Learning blogAxiomzen — AI newsletter delivered every 2 weeksConcerning.ai — AI commentatorsFast.ai — dedicated to making the power of deep learning accessible to allMachinelearning.ai — dedicated news and updates for ML and AIMachine Learning Weekly — a hand-curated newsletter ML and DLPRAI — f0rum for AI, ML and Robotics

That’s a wrap! I’ll be bringing out Part 2 + 3, which will be arriving shortly!

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