Archive | facial recognition

Find Out If Your Photo Is In This AI Training Dataset

Facial recognition systems are everywhere, from security cameras that try to spot criminals to the way Snapchat finds your face to put bunny ears on it. Computers need a lot of data to be able to learn how to recognize faces, and some of it comes from Flickr. Read more… Continue Reading at

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Microsoft Employees Up in Arms Over Cloud Contract With ICE

Tensions are high within Microsoft, as new scrutiny is given to a partnership between the company’s Azure Government cloud computing arm and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), according to several Microsoft employees who spoke to Gizmodo on the condition of anonymity. Two were considering leaving the…Read more… Continue Reading at

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Forget tickets – Ticketmaster seeks to use facial recognition for concert entry

Everyone hates to wait in line. Oftentimes, queues for concerts can wrap around the block, leaving ticketholders standing around aimlessly for their turn to get into the venue. Hoping to alleviate this problem is Ticketmaster and its parent company, Live Nation. They’re looking to partner with a facial recognition company called Blink Identity to cut […]

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How to Get Super-Fast Face Unlocking on Your Current Android Phone

Facial recognition is officially the next big thing in smartphones, thanks to companies like Samsung, Apple and, most-recently, OnePlus. Google has actually offered a similar feature with Android for years called “Trusted face,” but it’s nowhere near as fast or convenient as the current competition.Read more… Continue Reading at

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I’ve Got Windows 10, But What’s Windows Hello?

Hopefully you took advantage of Microsoft’s free upgrade offer that allowed consumers to update computers running Windows 7 or 8 to Windows 10 (and if you didn’t, it’s not too late!). If you did, you should take advantage of one of the most convenient and downright pleasant features in Windows 10: the ability to login…Read […]

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The Next iPhone Might Let You Unlock It With Your Face, and That’s Stupid

Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 will probably let you unlock it with facial recognition, and security experts tell Mashable that’s a terrible idea. Current facial recognition technology, like the kind that unlocks a Samsung Galaxy S8, can be fooled by a photo. Samsung pretends this is no big deal, but this gimmick creates a…Read more… Continue […]

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