Kiam Choo’s Blog

April 22, 2009

Tweets in Google Search Results

Filed under: Uncategorized — kiamchoo @ 9:40 pm

I’m not sure when tweets started appearing in Google search results, but today is the first time I came across one.

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April 20, 2009

Google Similar Images

Filed under: Uncategorized — kiamchoo @ 11:21 pm

Google today released Google Similar Images:

http://similar-images.googlelabs.com/

Works really well.  A few of its false positives are entertaining though: for instance, among those similar to the first hit for Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi was another actress Zhang Jing Chu…not a bad way to gain some fame.  🙂

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And how about this one. This guy is similar to Buddha…

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The fact that they both have big hair proves that the algorithm is doing visual recognition.   🙂

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