Tag "facial recognition software"

Why AI needs more social workers, with Columbia University’s Desmond Patton

August 10, 2019 0

Sometimes it does seem the entire tech industry could use someone to talk to, like a good therapist or social worker. That might sound like

China’s Alipay adds sought-after beauty filters to face-scan payments

July 3, 2019 0

In China, striving for accuracy in a piece of facial recognition software isn’t enough. As Alibaba’s e-wallet affiliate Alipay has recently demonstrated, the way software

3D-printed heads let hackers – and cops – unlock your phone

December 17, 2018 0

There’s a lot you can make with a 3D printer: from prosthetics, corneas, and firearms — even an Olympic-standard luge. You can even 3D print

Lawmakers say Amazon’s facial recognition software may be racially biased and harm free expression

December 2, 2018 0

Amazon has “failed to provide sufficient answers” about its controversial facial recognition software, Rekognition — and lawmakers won’t take the company’s usual silent treatment for

Five years and one pivot later, Trueface emerges with a promise for better facial recognition tech

November 21, 2018 0

Shaun Moore and Nezare Chafni didn’t initially intend to develop a new standalone facial recognition technology, when they first got started developing the technology that

Unbiased algorithms can still be problematic

October 1, 2018 0

Creating unbiased, accurate algorithms isn’t impossible — it’s just time consuming. “It actually is mathematically possible,” facial recognition startup Kairos CEO Brian Brackeen told me