Photos and "interestingness"

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I’ve been working on determining relevancy of news items recently. Something similar can be done to photos using the various metrics Flickr provides for interestingness, and not surprisingly, there is a service that enables you to do exactly this: Dopiaza’s Flickr Set Manager.

I used the tool to generate a set of my most interesting pictures, but also a set of the least interesting. Usually a “top” list perpetuates the interestingness of the items, and I’m eager to find out whether the least interesting pictures are affected the same way.

Since my top photos are all geotagged, we can also see where my most interesting pictures come from:


Via Boing Boing.