This EU-funded AI rates how hideous your face is — for society’s sake

Facial recognition is permeating our everyday lives, but the tech is fraught with errors, biases, and privacy concerns. A new website called How Normal Am I? aims to shed light on the risks by using algorithms to judge your age, attractiveness, BMI, life expectancy, and gender. Sharing your photo and all these sensitive inferences might appear a little reckless. But as the site promises to not collect any personal data or use any cookies, I naively gave it a go. After agreeing to the terms and conditions — which, of course, I read in great depth — I’m welcomed to the site by Tijmen Schep, the artist-in-residence at SHERPA, an… This story continues at The Next Web

This EU-funded AI rates how hideous your face is — for society’s sake

Facial recognition is permeating our everyday lives, but the tech is fraught with errors, biases, and privacy concerns. A new website called How Normal Am I? aims to shed light on the risks by using algorithms to judge your age, attractiveness, BMI, life expectancy, and gender. Sharing your photo and all these sensitive inferences might appear a little reckless. But as the site promises to not collect any personal data or use any cookies, I naively gave it a go. After agreeing to the terms and conditions — which, of course, I read in great depth — I’m welcomed to the site by Tijmen Schep, the artist-in-residence at SHERPA, an…

This story continues at The Next Web