The first question you’d probably have when you see Ai-da is:
That’s because just like Sophia the Robot, Ai-da— named after British mathematician and computer pioneer, Ada Lovelace— looks like a human doppelgänger.
She is the brainchild of art impresario and galleries owner Aidan Meller and is currently the world’s first “AI ultra-realistic robot artist.
According to reports, Ai-da is the first ever robot artist who can draw without any human input. To do this, she uses a microchip in her eye and a pencil in her robotic hand, which is capable of drawing and painting from sight.
Now, I am about to show you one of Ai-da’s sketches, but before I do, promise me you won’t react this way:
With that said, check it out:
One of Ai-Da’s sketches © Aidan Meller
No words on when she will get an official launch date, but reports claim that Ai-da could present her inaugural exhibition “Unsecured Futures” in May at the University of Oxford, and her sketches will go on display in London in November.