Make Me Babies!

2015

Playing around with MakeMeBabies.com, a website that uses face detection technology by Luxand, Inc. to predict what your baby will look like. Through testing, I was trying to understand the technical function as well as the political, cultural and emotional undercurrents driving the system from the perspective of system maker and user. In my experiments with the software I found racially dubious categorisations and absurd misidentification.