In the first episode of our brand spanking new podcast, Vision Slightly Blurred, Sarah Jacobs and I talk about facial recognition and how viral “games” like Facebook’s ten year challenge might be helping to train AI to more accurately recognize us.
The technology can be very convenient for consumers, but easily abused by hackers, governments and law enforcement. You might want to rethink posting photos of your baby…
Interested in learning more about the topic. Here is our show reading list:
- Microsoft’s “How old do I look?”
- Is Facebook’s ten year challenge just a meme?
- Facebook’s facial recognition is more accurate than humans
- Chinese man caught at concert with facial recognition
- Cameras know you by your walk
- The New York Times is using Google to analyze its photo archive
- Facial recognition is identifying people from Civil War photos
- How an astronomer figured out when Ansel Adams shot Moonrise
- I ambiguously implied that Adobe Lightroom uploads images to the cloud for facial recognition. In fact, all the processing is done locally.
- Deep Voice software can clone anyone’s voice