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This Creepy Face Isn’t Human – It’s a Mathematical Average of Things That Look Kinda Like Faces

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Robby Kraft

Robby Kraft

Take the social media hashtag #FacesInThings, use an algorithm and resizing to average them all out, and the visage above appears. I’m surprised this isn’t already a Blumhouse horror movie in which we learn that an ancient pagan god was cursed to forever appear trapped inside inanimate objects…instead, it was a simple use of a face-tracking program.

Or maybe¬†we all live inside a Blumhouse horror movie already, in which case you and I are solidly screwed. Unless it’s Jem, in which case we know the villains will never actually show up until after our story ends.

via Gizmodo

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist