Tag: Facial Recognition

Australian Government Faces Scrutiny Over New Facial Recognition Measures

Any new proposal signed by politicians related to facial recognition technology will be met with a lot of scrutiny. Consumers are slowly becoming more privacy-aware, which means they will not respond kindly to any invasive measures whatsoever. Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has claimed his country’s automated face-matching regime under anti-terrorism rules will not invade individuals’ privacy. His country’s citizens are hardly convinced that is the case, though. Australia Sets a Disturbing Facial …
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Stanford Professor: Face-Reading AI Will Detect Your Political and Sexual Orientation

Opinions about facial recognition technology and artificial intelligence are all over the place. The combination of these two powerful technologies could have amazing or disastrous consequences. Stanford University professor Michal Kosinski predicts that a face-reading AI will one day be able to detect one’s IQ and even political orientation. This is a very unsettling prospect, if true. Face-reading AIs can Become a big Problem On paper, it makes a lot of sense to combine facial …
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Protesters Are Concerned Over Berlin’s Facial Recognition Technology Trial

Facial recognition technology will always be subject to considerable debate and controversy. The average consumer should not look forward to being affected by facial recognition technology. Surprisingly, residents of Berlin have been voluntarily signing up for such a program. This experiment with facial recognition technology will leave the community divided for quite some time to come. Berlin’s Six-month Facial Recognition Trial is worrisome Many Germans are not in favor of implementation of facial recognition technology. However, …
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Norwegian Pizza Store Used Facial Recognition To Monitor Patrons

Eating pizza and being scrutinized by facial recognition software is not something one would often expect to hear in the same sentence. One particular pizza shop in Oslo decided it would be interesting to see how people respond to their ads and whether or not people who see them are actively smiling. This turned out to be quite a PR nightmare for the company, as the logs have now been …
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