Friday, September 26, 2008

google face recognition acknowledges landis' celebrity ties -

so google just launched some new features on it's sites,
including a form of face recognition on picasa.

i was intrigued, but also kind of skeptical.
we've all been here. 

"is this (tree) landis?"

no, idiot, it's a tree.

but, they did a damn good job.  for instance, not only did it accurately pick out and group my sister lauren's face, but of the three possible names, hers was the first in the "suggested" category:

it also,
grouped ME with my distant cousin,

seriously, people.  no prompting on my part.

me = vicky.

just saying.

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