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AI-Fooling Glasses Could Be Good Enough to Trick Facial Recognition at Airports

Adversarial objects, for your face.
Samantha Cole
1.5.18
Animal Cognition
Animal Cognition

At Least Eight Sheep in the World Can Recognize Barack Obama

In a new study, sheep can pick out a celebrity face from a rando's.
Samantha Cole
11.8.17
Porn Star Privacy
Porn Star Privacy

Facial Recognition for Porn Stars Is a Privacy Nightmare Waiting to Happen

The underlying tech being used by Pornhub could one day be used by more nefarious actors to identify amateur and unwitting porn models.
Samantha Cole
10.11.17
State of Surveillance
State of Surveillance

Canada’s Spies, Police, and Border Agents Are Quietly Coordinating on Biometrics

Privacy experts worry the meetings could put Canadians’ privacy at risk.
Jordan Pearson
6.20.17
Chaos Computer Club
Chaos Computer Club

Hackers Unlock Samsung Galaxy S8 With Fake Iris

Using a camera, a printer, and a contact lens, hackers managed to bypass the S8's iris scanner.
Joseph Cox
5.23.17
surveillance state
surveillance state

British Cops Will Scan Every Fan's Face at the Champions League Final

South Wales Police is piloting facial recognition at one of Europe's biggest sporting events.
Glyn Owen
4.26.17
algorithms
algorithms

Machine Learning Will Save India's Cows from Bad Drivers

A road construction explosion in India is pitting heifers against highways.
Michael Byrne
4.8.17
Australia
Australia

Australia Plans to Replace Passports with Facial Recognition

They'll start testing at Canberra Airport in July.
Madison Margolin
1.24.17
Ass
Ass

New Research Suggests Our Faces Evolved to Function Like Chimpanzees' Red Asses

Chimps recognize each other's butts like they're faces.
Samantha Cole
12.3.16
TOYS
TOYS

The Only Faces Men Recognize Better Than Women Are Transformers

“Fate rarely calls upon us at a moment of our choosing.” - Optimus Prime
Samantha Cole
11.19.16
Photos
Photos

A New Program Judges If You’re a Criminal From Your Facial Features

The machine learning experiment boasts seemingly incredible accuracy, but is being criticised for human biases and the potential to label innocent people as guilty.
Ben Sullivan
11.18.16
hacking
hacking

These Glasses Fool Facial Recognition Into Thinking You’re Someone Else

Hack the system with a simple but effective form of camouflage.
Madison Margolin
11.2.16