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Simulating Women

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 Simulating Women2003-10-27 12:36
picture by Flemming Funch

It is becoming more and more feasible to make computer generated people so well that they're almost indistinguishable from real people. At least in still pictures. See BBC article. One of the tricks to creating more realistic faces is to use little imperfections. The Brazilian artist who created Kaya here on the picture deliberately placed her eyes a little far apart, made her mouth a little big, her eyebrows a little thick, and made it so one can see her pores. But then again, are those imperfections? Life is really more enjoyable when everything isn't just 'perfect' all the time.

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