Try adding &imgtype=face to google image search

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Neven Vision acquisition leads to face detection technology at Google Image Search. Literally Google can now tell if the image was a picture of Paris Hilton or if it's just a picture of Paris, France.

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Maybe.. just maybe in the near run Google could use real OCR for image navigation and other image type issues that they have had in the past regarding images.

Otherwise, am I the only person that finds this alittle creepy?

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Ah shit

Time to remake all those sites with my duplicate text in an image ;)

It doesn't help...

... in discerning a search for Paris Hilton from a search for the Paris Hilton though.

In other news, passport

In other news, passport photos will become a requirement for all Google Accounts. Oh, and that offline advertising - Minority Report style billboards anyone? :)

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Time to remake all those sites with my duplicate text in an image ;)

LOL... That was my first thought after hearing about this.

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