Google Images is a great product, but there are a few areas where the user experience and design could be better. So, I spent a few days refining it. Too lazy to read? Jump to the bottom and watch the video for the tl;dr.
Some lucky Google image searchers this morning have been met with a few rows of normal results, followed by many many more rows of the same image of a car crash in Russia. Jalopnik has the full rundown below.
Compared to searching for text, searching for images is super hard. But a new way to index and navigate through averaged images—those blurry composites that pull together millions of images into one—could radically change the way that we search for photos or products online.
Stop what you're doing right now and start scrolling through this Tumblr of colorful images of planes and bridges and mats and packaging and other everyday items morphing into each other. It's called I'm Google, an ongoing art project that finds beautiful patterns in otherwise benign and boring images Google Image…
In a clever Japanese ad spot, girls use Google Images and a projector to try on clothes. The resulting digital fashion show is giggly, geeky cute, and supposed to prove that you can do more with Google than ever imagined.
Today, Google's launching what they're saying is the most radical redesign of Google Image Search since 2001. The new, Bing-esque results page is just pictures, naked of text, and they load dynamically so you can scroll for-ev-er.