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Draw a picture, and Retriever will fetch “similar” images from flickr (based mostly on color and rough shapes).

Update: I did a pretty random search, and it turned up one of my images. Cool!

One of my shots in retrievr

One Response to “Retrievr”

  1. Marty Says:

    Pretty cool i guess, but horribly inaccurate — seems based on color match, more than anything else.

    I’d much rather have somethign that matched an uploaded image, rather than a primitive sketch.

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