Our culture is obsessed with youth and age is an delicate topic, and the pressure is even more intense on women. Despite the fact that if youâ€™re asked to guess someoneâ€™s age, youâ€™re supposed proceed with caution. thereâ€™s a new website that claims to tell you just how old you really look.
How-Old.net, was created by Microsoft and uses a computer algorithm to guess your age in photos, CNN reports. Itâ€™s essentially a computerized version of anyone who has guessed your age way higher than the age you actually are.
The site is simple: all you have to do is upload a photo of yourself, let the computer analyze you, and a few seconds later your â€œageâ€ pops up.
All it took to make How-Old.net was a few developers and one dayâ€™s worth of time. Corom Thompson and Santosh Balasubramanian, Engineers in Information Management and Machine Learning at Microsoft, wrote a blog post in which they said that were â€œoptimistically hoping for 50 users for a test, but in the end got over 35,000 users.â€
Itâ€™s no surprise this site took off in popularity, itâ€™s pretty addicting. With over 20,000 hashtags on Instagram alone, the app is a new fad that despite wasting our time, is a seriously fun one while you’re at it.-MYNEWSHUB.CC