This is a neat idea, but I think it still has a ways to go.
The color of
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This is a cool system that combines photographic images of things to create a color image that conveys the thing you're looking for. For example, if you're looking for a color palette representing "love" then the system will combine all the images that users have provided displaying their versions of "love" (and then the system makes them into one "color" representing "love"). Very cool idea.
I had fun with
- Nina Simone
- Lynden Sculpture Garden
- Raspberries, Strawberries and Blueberries
- Red Cabbage
This is a lovely application I bonked up against after seeing Michael Angeles mention it via his Flickrstream. Immediately entered "cookies" as my query...Tasty! Not sure what this is for except to trigger reverie, which is an awesome use case. Reminds me of the work to find the "color" of the universe by averaging the spectra of stars: www.wired.com/science/discoveries/news/2002/03/50930
Find the color of any word. From the site: "This is a system created to find out the colour of anything, by querying and aggregating image data from Flickr, a popular online photo sharing community. It is an attempt at answering a potentially complex and abstract question in an objective manner, by using simple algorithms on data originating from subjective human perceptions."