Skip to comments.Why Stanford Researchers Tried to Create a ‘Gaydar’ Machine
Posted on 10/10/2017 4:34:54 AM PDT by PapaBear3625
...Few seemed concerned. So to call attention to the privacy risks, he decided to show that it was possible to use facial recognition analysis to detect something intimate, something people should have full rights to keep private.
After considering atheism, he settled on sexual orientation.
Presented with photos of gay men and straight men, a computer program was able to determine which of the two was gay with 81 percent accuracy, according to Dr. Kosinski and co-author Yilun Wangs paper.
The backlash has been fierce.
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I would think that a program that analyzed speech patterns would be more accurate.
They were trying to find more potential hookups.
>>I would think that a program that analyzed speech patterns would be more accurate.
Those speech patterns are cultural, not genetic.
It’s a “sign” they flirt with each other, hoping that straight people don’t pick up on it.
“I would think that a program that analyzed speech patterns would be more accurate. “
Not even speech patterns; word choice. “Fabulous!”
I think you are right. I think it would be applicable to men, mostly, don't you?
When I started seeing reports of this research, I also was impressed to ask, "Why focus on faces? It's the hands that tell the tale -- true not only of the soft, limp handshake, but also of gestures."
Nobody is more convinced that they can accurately identify homosexuals than other homosexuals. Probably gay groups are concerned that it will be used to screen out gays.
When an algorithm with 91 percent accuracy operates in the real world, Dr. Cox said, almost two-thirds of the times it says someone is gay, it would be wrong.
In other words, even with the machine, "gaydar" isn't always on target.
After thinking about it, I can see why the gay community would be alarmed. A business which was able to discretely systematically exclude gay men from hiring, would likely experience lower healthcare costs.
Wonder what it said about them.
I think there are actual physical and chemical changes which occur after prolonged homosexual activities.
Just like a heavy smoker has a certain look or stance, as does a heavy drinker.
Left, probably not, right- probably so.
I wonder what my accuracy is?
Raised eyebrows while making an inquiry, knowing glances...
>>I think there are actual physical and chemical changes which occur after prolonged homosexual activities.
They don’t “evolve” to having self-lubricating colons.
And self-administered hormones don’t count as “chemical changes”.
Like Barney Franks and his puffed up lips.
Yes, anyone looking at him would immediately recognize a degenerate.
In my consciousness research I can easily tell if a person’s gender identity has shifted. While this increases the probability of being gay, it is not 100% as being gay is an intellectual decision.
If a man is feminine and straight, he will just find a masculine female as a partner.
watery eyes and mom’s or grandma’s facial expressions
I suggest a computer program to look at faces and determine if it’s a male or female. That would shatter the thesis of the left that “gender” (they mean sex) is a continuum and is not binary.
Sex is genetically determined. Gay/strait is NOT. The left doesn’t want you to know that.
If there's look of disgust on the face, that's a sign....
most are very effeminate males,, not too hard to spot with the accent and all . .
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