Sunday, January 9, 2011
MONA LISA AND HER EYEBROWS -- CAPT AJIT VADAKAYIL
During the Computer vision class at ivy league university Cornell, ( my son is doing his ME there ) the professor suddenly popped a question.
which is the most distinctive part of the human face?
needless to say there are NO half wits in the computer science class.
everybody came out with their own thing-- eyes, lips, nose --etc.
to everything the professor would say --NOPE!
when all probabilities were exhausted , the professor said " EYEBROWS!"
this raised all the eyebrows in the class-- and promptly all the students challenged the professor to prove it.
he was ready--
he showed them dozens of photos of men women and children , whose eyebrows were " computer removed "
nobody could identify the eyebrow less faces!!
THIS IS WHAT MONA LISA DID.
she was probably the daughter of a very powerful man , who posed nude.
she had shaved her eyebrows.
when she mingled in high society she would put on a false pair , till it grew again --
and nobody could recognise her and spoil her name -- or get her dad to kill the artist.
Leonardo da Vinci was a homosexual, but he held on to her portrait for more than a decade.
Full marks to all those who identified the eyebrows of BS!!
CAPT AJIT VADAKAYIL