A Cognitive Kitchen

Su Fang
Su Fang
Feb 5, 2018 · Unlisted

Imagine a world where you come home from the grocery store, and just by showing your receipt to your kitchen assistant, you have access to a running list of everything in your fridge and pantry.

Then, after making your favorite recipe, your kitchen assistant would note which ingredients you had leftover and what recipes you might like for dinner the next day. You would be reminded in the morning to take the chicken out of the freezer so that it was ready for your recipe later that day.

If you wanted to be able to take a walk before the sun went down, you could ask your kitchen assistant when you should start cooking. Instead of cycling through the same recipes, you could try new combinations that you hadn’t even thought of, per your kitchen assistant’s learning of your preferences and quick sweep of recipes on the web.

You wouldn’t have to scroll through a plethora of recipes that require equipment that you don’t have, like a dutch oven or a standing mixer, or recipes that simply take too long given your schedule, which your kitchen assistant knows.

Imagine a world where you never forget to buy bread or eggs because your kitchen assistant helps make your grocery list.

Imagine a world where we didn’t have to get rid of food because we forgot it was in the back of our fridge.

Imagine a world where technology allows us to be even more aware of our consumption and health.

Advanced Design for Artificial Intelligence

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Advanced Design for Artificial Intelligence

A 15-week course focused on techniques for designing products powered by AI that form new relationships with users. Written by students of the Advanced Design for AI course at the University of Texas in Austin.

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