[ExI] Humor: facial recognition apps

Tomasz Rola rtomek at ceti.pl
Fri Dec 17 15:39:11 UTC 2010

On Fri, 17 Dec 2010, BillK wrote:

> 2010/12/17 Darren Greer <darren.greer3 at gmail.com>:
> > Yup. That is VERY funny.
> >
> >
> Especially as coincidentally Facebook is rolling out its own face
> recognition software.
> So, if it works, every photo of you on Facebook will be tagged with
> your name. Not just your own photos, but photos uploaded by anyone,
> even those you don't know about.
> If it doesn't work, .........
> What could possibly go wrong?????

There is a considerable number of celeb look-alikes... What could go wrong 
with this? If, say, they snap me while I am sitting crosslegged, with 
false beard and towel around my head :-). While having ak-47-look-alike 
cut from styro in one hand and checking material quality of someone's 
bikini with second hand...

Tomasz Rola

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