Keeping track of what AI can do.


Creative 84 Top

Fake a video of someone talking

Mimic famous artists

Spot forged artworks


Combine different styles of music

Come up with Halloween costume ideas

Compose classical music

Compose classical music live in concert

Copy your handwriting

Create a chatbot in your likeness

Create a likeness of Salvador DalĂ­

Create an image from a description

Create anime characters

Create never-ending death metal

Create new logos from scratch

Create talking heads from single photos

Create the perfect Nike commercial

Create works of art

Crop photos

Design a chair

Design clothes

Design cool t-shirts

Design logos

Design terrifying Halloween masks

Direct a panel show

Draw creepy pictures

Draw pictures to go with captions

Edit photos

Finish Schubert's Unfinished Symphony

Generate absurdist memes

Generate amazing human-like text on demand

Generate an infinite podcast

Generate convincing, well-written text

Generate fake Airbnb listings

Generate photos of non-existent people

Generate ultra-realistic fashion models

Get published in The Guardian

Give cats terrifying names

Harmonise melodies

Harmonise with other vocalists

Help artists populate virtual worlds

Identify authors of literary works

Lip-sync animations in real time

Make your own music festival

Mix like a DJ

Paint a portrait

Paint an oil painting

Pick highlights for sports coverage

Play a piano duet with you

Recognise doodles

Restyle photos

Show you an otherworldly reflection

Teach you how to draw

Turn emojis into horrible nightmares

Turn sketches into photorealistic landscapes

Turn you into an anime character

Turn your face into a 'poem portrait'

Turn your selfies into classical portraits

Write a Grimm's fairytale

Write a song in the style of AC/DC

Write a song in the style of Iron Maiden

Write a song in the style of Metallica

Write a song in the style of Travis Scott

Write captions for memes

Write Harry Potter fanfiction

Write like Shakespeare

Write short poems


Compose and produce instrumentation

Compose harmonies and melodies

Compose indie music

Compose melodies and lyrics

Compose melodies from lyrics

Design personalised clothing

Direct a movie

Enter a song contest

Generate cat photos from scratch

Generate kick-drum tracks

Generate music based on what you play

Learn to flirt

Write a novel

Write a screenplay

Write a short story

Write a theatre play

Write and produce entire songs

Write poetry

Professional 89 Top

Buy advertising inventory

Check commercial loan agreements

Optimise retail inventory

Review theft insurance claims

Spot errors in NDAs

Tag documents in a lawsuit


Advise football clubs on transfers

Analyse red carpet fashions

Auction commercial properties

Build project teams

Coach call centre staff

Conduct legal case research

Conduct M&A due diligence

Create a new outdoor sport

Create market reports for used cars

Create new gins

Decide what you see on Instagram

Design a pricing strategy

Detect and prevent problem gambling

Detect harassment in emails

Evaluate golfers' swings

Figure out popular dishes at restaurants

Guide visitors to a museum

Handle customer support

Help divorced parents settle disputes

Help violinists improve their technique

Increase sales via chatbot interactions

Make ad placement decisions

Make patent attorneys more effective

Match candidates with job vacancies

Monitor the quality of pizzas

Optimise the design of building developments

Personalise customer experiences

Pick stories for news sites

Predict the winner of the football World Cup

Predict where a baseball pitch will land

Price property insurance accurately

Process auto damage insurance claims

Re-engage dormant email subscribers

Reduce retail return rates

Renegotiate contracts

Review legal contracts

Review motor insurance claims

Run a luxury concierge

Scout for footballers

Sell your house

Simulate basketball plays

Sort and grade job applicants

Speed up court document processing

Track your basketball practice

Umpire a baseball game

Write financial bulletins

Write legal papers and rulings

Write sports bulletins


Automate Formula One race decisions

Coach a football team

Come up with new product ideas

Curate the Bucharest Biennale

Decide which movies get made

Design better golf clubs

Design perfumes

Detect unfair discrimination

Edit outdated Wikipedia articles

Evaluate the performance of sportspeople

Figure out which Beatle wrote which song

Forecast customer sales and churn

Have a hunch about business strategy

Help business leaders make decisions

Host a museum

Issue fatwas

Match art to potential buyers

Mediate disputes

Pen rough drafts of articles

Predict box office performance

Predict fashion trends

Reliably measure flavour

Remember your hotel preferences

Review job applications

Rewrite the news to remove bias

Run a hot pot restaurant

Schedule output for a TV channel

Sell you theatre tickets

Staff a bank branch

Staff a hotel reception desk

Summarise the news

Track customer service in restaurants

Write a car advert

Write advertising slogans

Write fortune cookie messages

Industrial 52 Top

Reduce industrial energy consumption


Assist the crew of the ISS

Audit what's on a store's shelves

Blend whiskeys

Check the texture of potato crisps

Clean floors

Customise hair care products

Detect disturbances in power grids

Detect faults in railway tracks

Detect microscopic surface flaws

Detect packaging errors

Digitise construction sites

Forecast manufacturing demand

Help deliver the mail

Identify and sort plastic packaging

Improve radio network performance

Increase the output of copper mines

Manage construction projects

Manage McDonald's drive-thrus

Monitor Covid-19 social distancing

Operate a building's HVAC system

Pick up fruit and vegetables

Predict maintenance tasks

Predict problems at oil refineries

Recycle materials after demolitions

Reduce food waste at Davos

Reduce food waste in restaurants

Run a factory

Run a supermarket

Run a warehouse

Solve appointment backlogs due to Covid-19

Sort parcels

Track supply chains from space


Cut the cost of drilling for oil

Design a space suit

Detect corrosion on ships

Detect fake whiskies

Detect food safety risks

Detect noise during vehicle testing

Improve solar inverters

Improve urban building design

Manage power company control rooms

Monitor dams and bridges

Optimise broadband networks

Optimise windmill safety

Predict battery life

Predict when trucks will break down

Reduce injuries on construction sites

Run a dry cleaning business

Run a fully automated biofoundry

Screen imported seafood

Spot power grid faults

Transport 52 Top

Dispatch taxis

Give you driving directions


Catch drivers using their phones

Check Covid-19 compliance in taxis

Check Covid-19 safety on public transport

Co-pilot a Lockheed U-2

Deliver snacks

Design an interplanetary lander

Drive a bus

Drive a car

Drive a lorry across America

Drive a truck

Improve airline punctuality

Land a passenger aeroplane

Land a plane by sight alone

Map bus routes according to usage

Monitor the behaviour of taxi drivers

Optimise bike and scooter charging

Park a car

Pilot a drone

Pilot a racing drone

Pilot an F-16 fighter jet

Predict airline delays

Predict how long you'll wait for a taxi

Predict parking availability

Predict wait times at airport security

Predict when military aircraft will need repairs

Reduce delays at airports

Simulate sports car performance

Track active transport in cities

Track foot traffic

Win a virtual F-16 dogfight


Alert distracted or drowsy drivers

Compete against human pilots in drone races

Control on-demand bus services

Control traffic lights

Deliver pizza

Design a sports car

Help pilots cope with emergencies

Improve safety on ride-sharing apps

Improve your commute

Optimise your e-bike performance

Pilot an F-35 fighter jet in a dogfight

Plan and operate new cycle routes

Predict dangers on our roads

Predict traffic jams months in advance

Predict where you want to go

Reduce crowds at metro stations

Replace car headlights with drones

Sail a container ship

Steer hypersonic vehicles

Stop you crashing your car

Government & nonprofit 60 Top

Generate high resolution maps


Analyse the world's toilets

Assess earthquake-damaged buildings

Detect benefit fraud

Detect illegal logging in the rainforest

Detect potholes

Detect suicide risk on Weibo

Estimate air pollution

Estimate oil reserves

Find plastic waste in the ocean

Help cities get feedback from their residents

Help drivers avoid flooded roads

Help find missing people

Help police make custody decisions

Help spot illegal fishing operations

Identify and count wildlife

Identify and track bird species

Identify solar panels on buildings

Improve school attendance

Map population density around the world

Measure changes in coastal habitats

Monitor lakes and surrounding ecosystems

Predict collisions and debris in orbit

Predict wildfires

Preserve endangered languages and artifacts

Protect coral reefs

Protect rhinos and their caretakers

Reduce unemployment agency backlogs

Reduce urban congestion

Simulate competing policies

Speed up crowdsourced mapping

Spot low-birthweight babies

Support group discussions in primary schools

Track the migration patterns of whales

Warn villagers when elephants are coming


Adjudicate small claims disputes

Administer the welfare state

Detect suicide risk online

Filter UK visa applications

Find hidden patterns in global datasets

Find the best place to resettle refugees

Generate ultra-high resolution maps

Give evidence to a Parliamentary committee

Help people interviewing trauma victims

Measure population health via social media

Monitor opium poppy cultivation

Monitor pollution from power plants

Monitor volcanoes from space

Predict court cases

Predict crime hotspots

Predict government corruption

Predict the Presidential election

Preside over court hearings

Prioritise Covid-19 vaccinations

Reduce bias in police stations and courtrooms

Suggest ways to reduce pollution

Talk to lonely seniors

Target care inspections

Triage natural disaster aerial imagery

Use Twitter to see who's exercising

Medicine 128 Top

Diagnose heart disease from MRI scans

Diagnose pneumonia

Diagnose skin cancers

Identify metastatic breast cancer

Make MRI scans faster

Predict autism

Predict heart attack and stroke risk


Automate Covid-19 testing

Automate dental clinical analysis

Create holograms of cervical smears

Detect Alzheimer's disease in brain scans

Detect low glucose without a fingerpick test

Determine Covid-19 severity

Diagnose cataracts

Diagnose common childhood ailments

Diagnose common dental pathologies

Diagnose nail fungus

Diagnose osteoarthritis of the knees

Diagnose paediatric heart murmurs

Diagnose prostate cancer

Diagnose prostate cancer from urine

Distinguish brain lesions in CT scans

Generate oncology treatment plans

Generate sepsis treatment plans

Help diagnose skin diseases

Help with early detection of glaucoma

Identify Covid-19 from your cough

Identify diabetic retinopathy

Identify high-risk Covid-19 patients

Identify intercranial haemorrhages

Identify lung lesions on CT scans

Identify malaria parasites in blood

Identify specific brain networks in children

Identify tooth decay

Instantly and accurately measure blood flow

Measure the severity of small vessel disease

Monitor blood loss during childbirth

Pass a medical licensing exam

Predict cardiovascular risk from retina scans

Predict epileptic seizures

Predict high blood pressure

Predict hypoglycemic events

Predict if you will die from your ECG

Predict imminent cardiac arrest

Predict respiratory disease from Covid-19

Predict schizophrenia from brain blood flow

Predict sepsis

Predict sleep apnea

Predict the outcome of clinical trials

Predict your chance of dying in hospital

Record your visit to the doctor

Screen chest x-rays for a dozen diseases

Shorten hospital waiting times

Spot breast cancer from X-ray images


Analyse images of brain tumours

Automate feature engineering in medical data

Check blood for signs of lung cancer

Check for drug-supplement interactions

Detect acute myeloid leukemia from blood cells

Detect bacteria that cause pneumonia

Detect colorectal polyps

Detect Covid-19 from your voice

Detect early-stage pancreatic cancer

Detect falls in the home

Detect patients at risk of osteoporosis

Detect potassium in your blood

Detect suicidal thoughts

Detect ultra-early-stage dementia

Determine whether immunotherapy is working

Diagnose common conditions

Diagnose Parkinson's disease

Enhance cancer pathology reports

Estimate physiologic age from ECGs

Give basic medical advice

Help combat the spread of tuberculosis

Help detect mental health problems

Help diagnose ADHD in adults

Help nurses care for dementia patients

Identify brain mutations in glioma tumours

Identify features linked to cancer recurrence

Identify genetic disorders from your face

Improve biomedical imaging

Improve electronic health records

Improve MRI detection of ADHD

Improve palliative care

Improve pre-hospital manual ventilation

Improve sleep disorder treatments

Improve the accuracy of eye tests

Increase your longevity

Interpret echocardiograms

Learn whilst keeping patient data private

Make precise incisions

Monitor outpatients

Optimise embryo selection for IVF

Organise clinical trials

Predict acute kidney injury in burns patients

Predict age-related macular degeneration

Predict all-cause premature mortality

Predict cognitive ability from birth to age two

Predict future risk of breast cancer

Predict hospital readmissions

Predict leukaemia relapse

Predict mouth cancer risk

Predict outcomes of orthopaedic surgery

Predict patient disengagement

Predict schizophrenia from a video

Predict the outcome of traumatic brain injury

Predict Thyroid Cancer Risk in Ultrasound

Predict whether someone is depressed

Prevent unneeded tests

Process Covid-19 vaccine adverse reactions

Process primary care clinical correspondence

Produce placental diagnostic reports

Read and assess mammograms

Recommend insulin dosages

Reduce gadolinium agents required for MRIs

Reduce hospital admissions for the elderly

Scan doctors' notes to identify back pain

Scan you when you're on the toilet

Scan your poop

Screen for cervical cancer

Smell illnesses in human breath

Speed up Alzheimer's diagnoses

Suture a wound

Talk to people with depression

Tell you whether to go to A&E

Train on medical records without leaking data

Turn brain activity into speech

Science 81 Top

Determine the 3D shapes of proteins

Hunt for subatomic particles

Simulate the evolution of the universe

Trace the shape of active neurons


Accelerate malaria research

Accelerate the discovery of metallic glass

Analyse the cores of distant stars

Build models for new artificial life forms

Classify extreme weather events

Create images that monkeys love

Create new drugs

Design better batteries

Design more efficient OLEDs

Design organic syntheses

Detect and locate earthquakes

Develop flu vaccines

Develop hyper-compressible materials

Discover new models in biology

Discover new planets

Discover that Earth orbits the Sun

Discover unknown species of virus

Enhance atomic imaging

Estimate psychological ageing

Find new uses for existing drugs

Find the best drug combinations for Covid-19

Find traces of lost species in our DNA

Identify bacteria

Identify inorganic phosphors

Identify new Alzheimer's biomarkers

Identify potential treatments for Covid-19

Identify viral hosts

Improve single molecule-localisation microscopy

Improve the accuracy of gene editing

Learn to simulate sloppy mixtures

Model cellular dynamics

Monitor extreme ultraviolet energy from the sun

Monitor microorganisms in large ecosystems

Pass a 12th grade science test

Predict chemical reactions

Predict human egg fertilisation

Predict molecular properties

Predict protein folding structures

Recognise galaxies

Solve university-level calculus

Speed up photodynamics simulations

Spot birds from their songs

Spot disease outbreaks faster

Survey and classify biological data

Track mosquitos by their sound


Accelerate drug development

Automate the production of small molecules

Control plasma-based particle acclerators

Design an invisibility cloak

Design molecules with drug-like qualities

Develop new protein therapeutics

Diagnose dogs with chronic pain

Draft research papers

Engineer improved AAV capsids for gene therapy

Explore Mars

Find a vaccine for Covid-19

Find new ways to make glass

Invent alternatives to meat

Map the immune system

Optimise spray-on solar cell technology

Predict disruptions in fusion reactions

Predict earthquakes

Predict future scientific discoveries

Predict hurricanes and cyclones

Predict hybrid nanoparticle structures

Predict the function of proteins in the body

Predict the phases of quantum systems

Predict the probability of life on other planets

Predict the quality of bioscaffolds

Predict thunder and lightning

Prove the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture

Replace animal testing for toxic chemicals

Research speech disorders from Parkinson's

See inside living cells

Simulate quantum systems

Solve the three-body problem

Spot when correlation does mean causation

Security 69 Top

Block or remove Facebook accounts

Detect malware

Enhance pixellated images


Bust a Bitcoin Ponzi scheme

Catch people sharing Netflix passwords

Conduct social media background checks

Counter hate speech online

Deepfake satellite photos

Detect child abuse images

Detect compromised user accounts

Detect computer hackers

Detect ISIS propaganda

Detect offensive captions on Instagram

Detect revenge porn

Detect thefts at checkouts

Find enemy radars

Flag suicide risk on Facebook

Follow a person without human interaction

Identify fake robbery reports

Identify objects of interest in drone footage

Identify surface-to-air missile sites

Operate a sentry gun

Patrol shopping malls

Protect the identities of BLM protesters

Recognise the sound of break-ins

Search surveillance footage in real time

Sort content for quicker moderation

Spot burglars

Spot guns in CCTV footage

Spot trolls on Twitter

Spread misinformation on the internet

Staff a police station

Tell living and dead eyeballs apart

Tell whether a Twitter account is a bot

Verify your identity from a selfie


Assist cyber-policing operations

Automate threat hunting

Build a virtual border wall

Catch shoplifters in the act

Charge people with jaywalking

Combat online antisemitism

Coordinate search-and-rescue drone swarms

Defeat biometric security systems

Detect drug smuggling

Detect guns on CCTV

Detect liars at border control

Direct drone surveillance

Drive a police car

Drive a tank

Enhance real-time police surveillance

Find late passengers in airports

Flag suspicious people at border crossings

Generate military targeting data

Guess your face from your voice

Help run a nuclear submarine

Increase military situational awareness

Interview travellers at airports

Monitor a football stadium

Monitor the border

Predict protests and riots

Predict who is going to commit a crime

Predict Yakuza attacks

Recognise a person carrying a colour printout

Search CCTV by height, gender or clothing

Spot violent online content

Take control of our nukes

Tell if you are drunk from your phone

Tell police when suspects are hiding the truth

Threaten our digital, physical and political security

Speech & language 61 Top

Pick a single voice out of a crowd

Read your lips

Translate over 100 languages


Change your voice

Check your grammar

Classify sentiment in text

Convert sign language into text or speech

Debate a human opponent

Dub video content into foreign languages

Fake Bill Gates' voice

Fake Joe Rogan's voice

Fake your voice

Fake your voice and steal your money

Fix your karaoke performance

Fool a speech-to-text system

Identify Shakespeare's contribution to Henry VIII

Improve hearing aids

Interpret orders from a Starfleet captain

Isolate the vocals in any song

Lip-sync animations

Pass a reading comprehension test

Post comments on news articles

Predict gestures from audio recordings

Put real-time captions on your phone

Recognise children's voices

Restore ancient Greek texts

Speak naturally

Spot AI-generated articles and tweets

Talk like a newsreader

Track how people are feeling about Covid-19

Track stereotypes about women and minorities

Transcribe a conversation

Transcribe interviews and meetings

Translate in real time

Write and detect fake news

Write convincing reviews

Write fake UN speeches


Decipher an ancient manuscript

Detect toxic comments in online discussions

Exchange banter with humans

Finish your sentences

Guess whether text was produced by AI

Help us talk to animals

Learn to speak like someone else

Make machine voices sound less robotic

Make speech recognition more inclusive

Mediate difficult conversations

Preserve your voice

Read books out loud in their authors' voices

Recognise emotions in speech

Recreate singers' voices to your lyrics

Resist creepy laughing

Spot fake news on the Internet

Tell British and American accents apart

Translate languages in your own voice

Translate like a native speaker

Translate long-lost languages

Turn sign language gestures into speech

Turn thoughts into speech

Understand voice intonation

Win a climate change essay contest

Vision 74 Top

Find Waldo

Identify you from your face

Identify you from your walk

Turn Josh Brolin into Thanos


Answer questions about an image

Categorise ramen by shop

Change faces in videos

Change people's clothes in a video in real time

Change the weather in a video

Colourise black & white photos

Colourise black & white videos

Convert video into 3D renders

Create a 3D render from a video

Create images of pizza before and after cooking

Describe what's happening in a picture

Detect penis doodles

Detect Photoshopped photos

Detect wrinkles in car seats

Digitally paste products into TV shows

Enhance zoomed-in photos

Find pictures capturing similar moods

Fool an image classifier system

Identify hotdogs or not hotdogs

Identify objects for the visually impaired

Identify plant and animal species

Identify types of coral

Locate emoji in the real world

Make people in still images dance

Make people in still images walk

Match selfies to famous paintings

Predict how you'll look when you're older

Predict where you'll look in a picture

Rank photos by aesthetic appeal

Recognise and track primate faces in the wild

Recognise hand gestures

Recognise numbers using a sheet of glass

Remove Henry Cavill's mustache

Remove moving objects from videos

See clearly in difficult conditions

See in the dark

Tag the contents of your Facebook photos

Tag your friends in photos

Tell chocolate chip and raisin cookies apart

Track multiple faces in a crowd

Turn a webcam into a Kinect

Turn you into a movie star

Uncover new details about old paintings


Classify naturally confusing images

Convert flat images to 3D

Count the size of large crowds

Detect and delete penis photos

Detect deepfakes

Distinguish a football from a bald head

Edit objects inside photos

Fix photos where someone is blinking

Give your voice assistant a realistic avatar

Guess your age

Identify consumer products in photos

Imagine a world without cars

Make snap judgements about numbers

Mimic the human retina

Perform 3D imaging through walls

Recognise emotions from a selfie

Recognise emotions in pictures

Recognise partially concealed faces

Recreate videos from brainwaves

Remaster old video recordings to HD

See through magic tricks

Sense people though walls

Tell black men and women apart

Tell chihuahuas and muffins apart

Tell the members of Little Mix apart

Tell whether an image has been Photoshopped

Turn photos into videos


Crushing it


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Curated by @clry2 and last updated January 2021