Hey! That’s Judy You’re Talking About!!

Ken AshfordRandom Musings2 Comments

FortinjudyI like CNN Headline News anchor Judy Fortin as much as the next person, but to be honest —

Okay, I like Judy Fortin more than the next person, but that’s only because I knew her in high school.  (Judy will always be "Daisy Mae" to me).

So I am compelled to express my displeasure when Rutgers University geeks use her as the subject of a bizarre experiment entitled "Specifying and Animating Facial Signals For Discourse In Embodied Conversational Agents" (PDF file).  An excerpt (click to enlarge):


Ya’  freaks.  Leave her alone.