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Researchers use science to help you snap 26% better selfies

Wed Aug 02 08:07:08 EDT 2017 | The Next Web
Snapping aesthetic selfies is an art form in itself these days – but now researchers from the University of Waterloo are trying to turn this art into a science. Computer science professor Daniel Vogel and his former student Qifan Li teamed up to develop an app that offers tips to people on how to take the perfect selfie. “Selfies have increasingly become a normal way for people to express themselves and their experiences, only not all selfies are created equal,” Vogel said in a press release. “U..

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Snapping aesthetic selfies is an art form in itself these days – but now researchers from the University of Waterloo are trying to turn this art into a science. Computer science pr..
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