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We put 8 Buffalo celebs through Google's facial recognition app

If the idea of facial recognition software is mildly terrifying to you in a "Minority Report" sort of way, you're not alone.

But before this troubling 21st century invention is inevitably turned against us, some of us are having a little fun with it. Case in point: the Google Arts and Culture app, which currently sits atop download charts because of a function that allows users to find their doppelgangers in the collections of the world's great art museums.

Chances are you've already snapped your own mug and sorted through Google's suggestion of who you look like in either horror or amusement. (I certainly have.) So we took the liberty of passing some of Buffalo's more recognizable faces through the app to see what it might reveal.

Here are the results:

Jack Eichel, Sabres center
Sabres center Jack Eichel resembles a self-portrait by Edvard Munch from the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway, at least  according to Google's popular Arts and Culture app. (Eichel photo by James McCoy/Buffalo News,  Munch image via Google Arts and Culture app)

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Jeff Glor, anchor and managing editor of CBS Evening News
Sabres center Jack Eichel resembles a self-portrait by Edvard Munch from the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway, at least  according to Google's popular Arts and Culture app. (Eichel photo by James McCoy/Buffalo News,  Munch image via Google Arts and Culture app)

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Jacquie Walker, WIVB-TV anchor

Sabres center Jack Eichel resembles a self-portrait by Edvard Munch from the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway, at least  according to Google's popular Arts and Culture app. (Eichel photo by James McCoy/Buffalo News,  Munch image via Google Arts and Culture app)

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Carl Paladino, Buffalo businessman

Sabres center Jack Eichel resembles a self-portrait by Edvard Munch from the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway, at least  according to Google's popular Arts and Culture app. (Eichel photo by James McCoy/Buffalo News,  Munch image via Google Arts and Culture app)

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Joanne Falletta, music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

Sabres center Jack Eichel resembles a self-portrait by Edvard Munch from the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway, at least  according to Google's popular Arts and Culture app. (Eichel photo by James McCoy/Buffalo News,  Munch image via Google Arts and Culture app)

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Russell Salvatore, Buffalo restaurateur and philanthropist

Sabres center Jack Eichel resembles a self-portrait by Edvard Munch from the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway, at least  according to Google's popular Arts and Culture app. (Eichel photo by James McCoy/Buffalo News,  Munch image via Google Arts and Culture app)

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Sean McDermott, Buffalo Bills coach

Sabres center Jack Eichel resembles a self-portrait by Edvard Munch from the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway, at least  according to Google's popular Arts and Culture app. (Eichel photo by James McCoy/Buffalo News,  Munch image via Google Arts and Culture app)

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Robert J. McCarthy, staff reporter and columnist for The Buffalo News
Sabres center Jack Eichel resembles a self-portrait by Edvard Munch from the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway, at least  according to Google's popular Arts and Culture app. (Eichel photo by James McCoy/Buffalo News,  Munch image via Google Arts and Culture app)

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