Bringing the Text to Life
“Has anyone ever told you that you look like … [insert your own celebrity comparison here]?”
Wouldn’t we all like to hear that more often? “You look just like Keira Knightley [or Brad Pitt]!”
“Get outta here! No I don’t. Stop messin’ with my head. There’s no way … really? Keira Knightley. Yeah, well, I guess.”
If no one has ever said anything like that to you, we’ve got a Web site for you to take a look at. Myheritage.com allows a user to upload a head shot to their Web site, and then a computer algorithm will analyze the image for distinct facial features which are compared to a database of some 2,500 celebrities. Then the uploaded image is matched against comparable famous faces, with each match being ranked by a percentile similarity score.
The concept brings a whole new meaning to the old song “She’s got Bette Davis eyes.”
It’s an interesting activity, unless, of course, the facial match tells you ...