Need a memorable profile picture? Use this new MIT algorithm

When you say that a photograph is burned into your memory, it turns out you’re not really exaggerating. According to new research from scientists at MIT, certain photographs have a specific sort of staying power that makes them incredibly memorable. Now, the team has created an artificial intelligence system that can actually predict how well your brain will retain a certain image, and which aspects of it will leave the deepest impression. It’s all thanks to deep learning and a pretty advanced algorithm, enabling a computer to tell how memorable a photo in the same way your brain does.To try the technology out for yourself, simply head over to the LaMem Demo website, where you can upload a photo and determine its memorability score (as assigned by the algorithm, and by extension, your brain). The…


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