3D reconstructions, face recognition...
all this has attracted more and more attention in the press. Its is
always good to remind readers that this area remains largely unsolved,
and that it is very easy to claim something can be done and to talk
about it, but actually get it working is really really hard.
Some recent major news articles (on basic stuff without details)
A Google Prototype for a Precision Image Search
Next-Generation CAPTCHA Exploits the Semantic Gap