In the three-hour keynote of Microsoft’s second day of the Build Developer Conference, one of the more amusing highlights was How-Old.net, an age-guessing algorithm that does what it advertises using face-recognition technology. Although the website warned that the demo does not promise complete accuracy, most have been able to get fairly reasonable results.
Others? Not so much.
— Lauren Cunningham (@LaurenSlypig) April 30, 2015
As with most computer algorithms, you can totally game the whole system if you wanted to, and here are a few ways to do it.
The thumb face
The innocent infant look
— tristan walker (@tristanwalker) April 30, 2015
The frozen in Carbonite
The nap time
(As stated above, I am not 13.)
The ancient feature
The double take
The gender bender
— Andy Baio (@waxpancake) April 30, 2015
…not to be confused with Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream.’
The birthday juju
— Mark (@mark3k) April 30, 2015
— Sami Smith (@pastelparasol) April 30, 2015
Any other funny ones we missed? Share them in the comments below!
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