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Wake up sheeple: AI shows all tourists basically take the same picture

13/07/2020

Images shared online have a big impact on how we travel. As documentary photographer Sara Melotti puts it: We are all going to the same places, trying to get similar versions of that same shot because we know it will get us more likes….we go to Instagram-spots! What a sad sad word that is, isn’t it?! Sad as it...
Images shared online have a big impact on how we travel. As documentary photographer Sara Melotti puts it: We are all going to the same places, trying to get similar versions of that same shot because we know it will get us more likes….we go to Instagram-spots! What a sad sad word that is, isn’t it?! Sad as it may be, those photos can reveal a lot about our travel choices, as Facebook‘s AI team recently discovered. The researchers analyzed the influence that online photos and conservation policies have on travel patterns by applying algorithms to thousands of images of Cuzco, Peru. [Read: China plans to build world’s first… This story continues at The Next Web Images shared online have a big impact on how we travel. As documentary photographer Sara Melotti puts it: We are all going to the same places, trying to get similar versions of that same shot because we know it will get us more likes….we go to Instagram-spots! What a sad sad word that is, isn’t it?! Sad as it may be, those photos can reveal a lot about our travel choices, as Facebook‘s AI team recently discovered. The researchers analyzed the influence that online photos and conservation policies have on travel patterns by applying algorithms to thousands of images of Cuzco, Peru. [Read: China plans to build world’s first… This story continues at The Next Web
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