Gay facial pictures. A test line of a new energy suspension railway, resembling a giant panda, is seen in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China. Image from the Stanford study. That would be enough to make Kosinski interesting to the Russian cabinet. They found that people were better at judging women correctly. Kosinski says his critics missed the point. Commenting on this piece? As in previous studies, people were better than chance at guessing whether the faces belonged to gay or straight people. Kosinski has a different take. But when I press Kosinski for examples of how psychology-detecting AI is being used by governments, he repeatedly falls back on an obscure Israeli startup, Faception.