Friday, May 12, 2017

FaceApp cheers up sad paintings at Dutch museum

Let an illustrator loose in a museum with a popular mobile app and all hell breaks loose. Olly Gibbs, a freelance illustrator from London recently visited the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam armed with his trusty mobile phone and FaceApp, a popular application with technology similar to what you’d find in the lenses on Facebook or Snapchat. Instead of applying dog ears and a tongue, though, (seriously, can we stop?) FaceApp uses AI to map facial features and turn that frown upside down in photos of those with a sombre look on their faces. And recently, Gibbs put the app to the test…

This story continues at The Next Web

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