Ever used “Goggles“, the Google utility that allows your cell phone’s camera to act as a visual search engine? It’s pretty cool. My brother and I were playing with it last night. Our first attempts were to search the image of Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia. Goggles accurately identified him from a photo we took of his image on a computer screen.
So then we tried an obscure photo of a young William Shatner. Goggles returned with…. wait for it… “young William Shatner.”
Well, Goggles identified my first image as….. this:
And my second photo was identified as…. this thing:
The technology has some bugs. Happy Xmas!