Microsoft Site Guesses Your Age From A Photo, Demonstrates Machine Learning
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Here’s a nifty demonstration of machine learning: upload a photo to How-Old.net and it will guess your age.
Frankly I’m flattered that the site guessed I was two years younger than I actually am. Above, you can see its guess for the age of Doctor Who actor Tom Baker, who was 75 at the time of this photo. I don’t suppose he’ll mind.
There’s a more detailed explanation of how the site works on Microsoft’s machine learning blog.
How-Old.net [via Business Insider]