Google Photos can be scary.
Not their facial recognition, although that can be startling.
Certainly not the automatic grouping of photos by date and location; that’s downright useful.
No, I’m talking about the Assistant function. I think The Algorithm gets bored sometimes.
It’ll find similar pictures and stitch them together into an animated GIF, or apply some crazy color scheme and call it a “stylized photo”. Most of them are useless, and I just delete them.
But every so often, it’ll decide one of the cats isn’t getting enough attentions, and it’ll go to a very weird place.
A couple of days ago, it decided Yuki was feeling neglected, and as a result, it created this.
Google Photos. Don’t neglect your cats.