Posts Tagged ‘facial recognition’

Facial Recognition

January 14, 2020

Joss Fong explains the real costs of facial recognition. a Vox video.

Related:

“Meet the scholar who diagnosed ‘surveillance capitalism,'” Frank Bajak, Associated Press

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Driver’s License: No Smiling!

October 6, 2012

Driver's License: No Smiling!

“In January, New Jersey launched new face-recognition software that forbids license applicants from smiling widely or making other exaggerated facial expressions that might confuse the computer.”

“Pennsylvania and Delaware use the software, too. But ‘smile/no-smile is not a problem,’ said Jan McKnight, a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokeswoman. ‘You can smile in Pennsylvania.'”

— “Why you can’t smile for your N.J. driver’s license,” Dana DiFillippo, Philadelphia Daily News

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Image (“Mona Lisa’s Drivers’ License”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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