Cappuccino Dacquoise from Dufflet in Toronto has arrived in the Ideeplex and that’s going to be my lunch today! Discs of hazelnut meringue layered with rich coffee buttercream, coffee whipped cream and bittersweet chocolate glaze; drizzled with white chocolate. Mon Dieu! Ok, I will share! Continue reading Cake!
Many of you have asked us where the name “TinEye” originated. We’ll give you a quick hint: ROBOTS. We at Idée love robots, machines, and all things mechanical. In fact, our office is filled with mechanical friends! So a little history: back in 2000 when we were brainstorming cool names for our image recognition technology, … Continue reading TinEye: What’s in a name?
Well it is about time that the Google folks mimicked the Canadian search giants – yes, that us! Google introduced colour search to image searching. Nice. Of course it will be awesome! Still no multicolour on Google but you can try a simple hack to get the poor man’s multicolour on Google: search for a … Continue reading Google + colour searching
Well TinEye is a myth debunker! He is a fake photo buster. A couple of days ago the UK Telegraph reported that there was perhaps a giant snake lurking in the Borneo river but Mark Frauenfelder from BoingBoing smelled a doctored photograph: Via BoingBoing: My unexpert analysis concludes that these photos of a 100-foot long … Continue reading TinEye – the debunker of fake photos!
When Kevin Kelly talks *you* listen. I am a huge Kevin Kelly fan so seeing our little reverse image search engine on his Cool Tool list made me sing all day. Ok not all day but you get the idea! Continue reading TinEye is a Cool Tool: well hell yeah!
A few months ago I had a great conversation with Daniela who is a Brazilian journalist at the Folha De Sao Paulo. Daniela was writing about our Multicolr lab – this is one of the Idée labs where you can search 10 million creative commons images using multi colours. You can select up to 10 … Continue reading Happiness in colors
The Ideeplex is in crack alley – and we say that very fondly 🙂 This is the area around Queen and Sherbourne. But my my my… the area is getting all spify! I kid you not. Savoury grounds just opened up a coffee shop right at Queen and Parliament. Nice little joint, and I have … Continue reading Near the ideeplex
Oh yeah we all knew that: our multicolor search is not for the communist! Jason made my day! Continue reading Multicolor Search: not for the communist!
We have taken on the baking challenge this week: first up was my French toast, followed by Alice’s super fudge. I am wondering what tomorrow will bring us. This will make running an even more important activity this week! Continue reading Bakorama at Idee!
Yes! It is online and you too can play with it! You can now search 10 million Creative Commons Flickr images on the Idée lab using multicolour. Another first in the world for Idée. You will make fantastic discoveries, you will not be able to stop playing so please don’t read this at work as … Continue reading Multicolour lab with 10 million images