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We Uploaded Dog Pics Into This Selfie Rating App, And Here’s What Happened

Written by: Tiffany White

January 6, 2016

In case you needed another reason to constantly compare yourself to others, this new “selfie rater” uses artificial intelligence to rate your attractiveness on a scale of “Hmm…” to “Godlike.” The app, produced by Blinq with help from the University of Zurich, lets you upload a photo of yourself (or someone else) and guesses your age and your subjective hotness. Talk about a kick to your self-esteem!

But after playing with the app for kicks and giggles, we decided to experiment a little. What will happen if you upload pictures of dogs into a “selfie rater” app?

Well, according to artificial intelligence, dogs are hot. 

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Like, really hot.

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However, we ran into plenty of hiccups. The app failed to recognize the majority of the dog pictures we uploaded.

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Another weird snag we ran into was the app finding “faces” in things where there were no faces. I mean…?

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What’s hilarious is that apparently a dog’s ear fold is hotter than most human people.

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Just another reason why you shouldn’t take such technology too seriously. But we actually agree with the app. Dogs are Godlike.

Written by: Tiffany White

January 6, 2016