March 26, 2007

Do I really look like…?

Writing about web page http://www.myheritage.com/FP/Company/face-recognition.php

Me and several people that do not look like me

I don’t know whether I’m a little slow on the uptake with this website, or if I’m an online trend setter (oh how I wish to be one of those).

Either way, I just stumbled across a website that’s does some highly complex analysis (it uses algorithims I’m told!) to work out which ‘celebrities’ you look like. Register, upload a photo of yourself and you’re away.

So I did. I sat there twiddling my thumbs waiting for a photo of Brad Pitt to pop up, but then…

Surely some mistake?

70%? I’ve got to admit it’s probably better than the last person I was compared to on a Warwick Blog, at least he isn’t a cartoon (see here). The worrying thing is I tried it with two more photos. He came up again with the first one and his Dad came up the second time!

The only thing that makes me feel better is that in my third photo, I supposedly look like Brazilian footballing legend Romario. No, he ain’t exactly a looker, but at least it shows how much crap the whole thing is anyway!


- 3 comments by 1 or more people Not publicly viewable

  1. David Sheffield

    Rubbish?! Actually I look like Anastasia because we are both wearing glasses and smiling with teeth.

    28 Mar 2007, 09:04

  2. David Sheffield

    Who is/was Emile Zola? Sounds like a mix of one the world’s greatest footballers of the last 10 years or so and Gianfranco Zola. Anyway he looks just like you Alex.

    28 Mar 2007, 12:04

  3. Lol lol…
    Yea, you don’t exactly look like Anastacia…you’re Not That Kind of girl…

    28 Mar 2007, 12:22


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