AI technology can do more than just crunch numbers. At the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, New York, AI is being used for something much more human. The only way to crown one comedian the undisputed winner of the Laugh Battle is to use Microsoft’s Face API technology to see who cracks up first–cracks up laughing, that is. Six comedians are using Microsoft’s Face API to see who can keep a straight face while making their opponents crack up.

Check out this video to learn more about a surprising application of AI technology you might not have considered before.

While this competition is all in good fun, it demonstrates that this application is just one example of the wide range of real-world uses for Microsoft AI. As technology continues to progress, the only thing holding us back is imagination.