Sunday, August 10, 2014

iPhoto Trying to Tag the Man in the Moon as a Recognized Face

I was going through my iPhoto library and noticed that the application was trying to tag the moon as a recognized face. The face came up as "unnamed" but must have look enough like a face to trigger the face identification tool. 

It reminded me of a recent episode of Big Picture Science, in which Greg Borenstein discusses how facial recognition technology uses algorithms to identify faces, and sometimes sees digital pareidolia. 

Screenshot of iPhoto trying to tag a face in the Moon

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