Thank you Grace.
A more expounded view of the underlying principle in my article below….
Facebook 10 year Challenge- Welcome to Artificial Intelligence –
On Wed, 16 Jan 2019, 22:56 Grace Githaiga via kictanet <
> \”If you use social media, you\’ve probably noticed a trend across
> Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter of people posting their then-and-now
> profile pictures, mostly from 10 years ago and this year.
> Imagine that you wanted to train a facial recognition algorithm on
> age-related characteristics and, more specifically, on age progression
> (e.g., how people are likely to look as they get older). Ideally, you\’d
> want a broad and rigorous dataset with lots of people\’s pictures. It would
> help if you knew they were taken a fixed number of years apart—say, 10
> In other words, thanks to this meme, there’s now a very large dataset of
> carefully curated photos of people from roughly 10 years ago and now.\”
> Read more on: www.wired.com/story/facebook-10-year-meme-challenge/
> Best regards
> Grace Githaiga
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