These beautiful celebrity renditions are called vector graphics. It's amazing to see how detailed these digital depictions get.
I really don't know a whole lot about the art other than the fact mathematical equations are involved.
"Vector graphics is the use of geometrical primitives such as points, lines, curves, and shapes or polygon(s), which are all based upon mathematical equations, to represent images in computer graphics," Wikipedia describes.
Implications - As new technologies continue to emerge, consumers are finding it much more difficult to keep up with the latest gadgets and tools. However, when corporations create products which demonstrate the possibilities of a specific tool, such as these vector portraits, consumers are much more receptive and understanding of the technology.