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These Are Your 9 Favorite DJs' Art History Lookalikes

We ran a few familiar faces through Google Arts & Culture’s new selfie app.

A new sensation is sweeping the internet in the form of a new feature included in a US-specific update for Google’s Arts & Culture app. It lets users take selfies to find similar looking portraits in museums and collections all over the world.

It utilizes a complex visual search technology that is, quite frankly, pretty remarkable in its accuracy. While working here in the TEB offices in Berlin, we had the genius idea to have a friend in the states run a few familiar DJ faces (plus two bonus non-DJs) through the algorithm.

The results speak for themselves.


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Special thanks to Ben and Elizabeth Herring for the photo assistance.