This app can tell what you Instagram the most, but sometimes it’s hilariously wrong

PictographSometimes computers can’t see dogs, but they can see neckties. Image recognition is hard, and your Instagram filters aren’t helping.  Fast Forward Labs released a new app called Pictograph that scans your Instagram photos and identifies what you photograph the most. It’s not tracking hashtags or locations, the labels that the photographer chooses. Instead, the app analyzes the images themselves to categorize each shot, sorting photos of shorelines and burgers into their own categories. The result shows how accurate computer artificial intelligence can be — and how hilariously wrong it can be. One Instagram account from a burger restaurant was shown as being really into burgers and fries…and crabs. Those “crabs” were actually just photos of fries.  It didn’t just label them as crabs, though. Pictograph tried to identify the darker fries as king crabs, and the…


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