So I was milling around on WordPress today, reading random blogs, and I came across this interesting entry by Cathy at ‘Of Making Sense’. She writes about Google’s new image search, where you can start a search by linking or uploading a picture, and the results will come up with a list of visually similar images. I hadn’t noticed this fancy new feature before, so of course I had to try it out.

Here is what Google came up with when I uploaded a photo of myself…

Yes that’s right! Your eyes do not deceive you – Google thinks I look like Penelope Cruz! I also apparently look like various different men, a cupboard full of cables, and a dog. But hey – you win some, you lose some. My personal favourite in this series of results was this fella: Read the rest of this entry »