Beautification Engine Turns Cultural Bias Into Pretty Pictures

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder—68 different beholders in the case of Tommer Leyvand's new "beautification engine." The software, featured in a story in the New York Times » 10/09/08 7:30pm 10/09/08 7:30pm, takes preferences from a poll of 68 men and women from Israel and Germany who looked at pictures and chose the most beautiful subjects.…