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Face Perception

I've learned some nugget today regarding face perception. These are some hacks to exploit humans' capability to recognize faces.

Robohash is a cool web service to generate unique robot image from any text. The robots look funny. But it is actually created for an excellent application to help quickly identify a caller from a large pool. The source code is available in github.

Robot
http://static1.robohash.com/tungwaiyip235345689cdef

• The project is inspired by Identicon. It has similar idea but uses geometric shapes to generate icons.

Chernoff faces, a visualization technique invented by Herman Chernoff, display multivariate data in the shape of a human face.

Chernoff Face

2011.07.22 [, ] - comments

 

House of Air Outing

That was my company's outing to the House of Air in Presidio. I wasn't in the picture. You know why?

Kontagent House of Air Outing

We are hiring software engineers. Free lunches, nerf fights, hadoop clusters, MMO wars, Giants games, Big Data, Small Teams. And maybe some more outings with me in the picture.

2011.07.12 [] - comments

 

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