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Grow a Face
April 20, 2012 9:45 AM   Subscribe

Grow a Face
A drawing of a face mutates based on your picks. The result can be freely used anywhere, like as an avatar. HTML5/ Canvas-based.
Role: creator
posted by philipp (4 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

Cool! Reminds me of this classic demo of genetic algorithms.

I went for the most freakish face I could. This was the result after a few dozen iterations, though I didn't successfully incorporate the anguish I was getting in some of the earlier generations.

If you haven't already you ought to put an Easter egg in so that if you deviate far enough from human facial norms a photo of Joan Rivers or something like that crops up.
posted by XMLicious at 1:39 AM on April 22, 2012 [1 favorite]


Follows the theory I have that no matter how attractive I find a guy, he will inevitably instantly make a regrettable choice regarding facial hair.
posted by Phalene at 5:18 PM on May 15, 2012 [1 favorite]


Link appears to be borked?
posted by HeroZero at 4:24 AM on June 7, 2012


The link works fine for me (Chrome/OSX) What do you get HeroZero?
posted by vacapinta at 4:42 AM on June 7, 2012


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