This Website Says It Can Identify Any Photo

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Computing company Wolfram Research released Thursday a “milestone” website that it says will identify any photo—though of course, it won’t always be perfect. lets you drag a photo or upload an image into the program, then a machine learning algorithm then returns an answer, like “cheetah,” “zamboni” or “fragrant water lily,” according to examples on Wolfram Research CEO Stephen Wolfram’s blog.

“‘What is this a picture of?’ Humans can usually answer such questions instantly, but in the past it’s always seemed out of reach for computers to do this,” Wolfram writes. “For nearly 40 years I’ve been sure computers would eventually get there—but I’ve wondered when.”

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