Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Technology Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Technology | Are ‘10-Year Challenge’ Photos a Boon to Facebook’s Facial Recognition Technology? Supported by ByJacey Fortin Jan. 19, 2019 The #10YearChallenge was all fun and memes … [Read more...] about Are ‘10-Year Challenge’ Photos a Boon to Facebook’s Facial Recognition Technology?
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Ugh, the Gregorian calendar is so boring. That’s why we’re disrupting monthly series with a lunar cycle-based series about the best patents of the last synodic month, picked by the PatentYogi team. Get ready when that moon gets gibbous, y’all. This December-ish roundup lands on the awe-inspiring Cold Moon! Since my last post, the US patent office issued … [Read more...] about Full moon patents: Facebook’s facial recognition and Amazon’s 3D internet
Facebook will face a class action lawsuit in the US over its use of facial recognition technology, a federal judge has ruled.US District Judge James Donato ruled the social network must face the suit over allegations it gathered biometric information without the explicit consent of users.Users from the state of Illinois filed the suit claiming the technology – which is … [Read more...] about Facebook facial recognition technology facing lawsuit in US
Software engineer Henry Gan got a surprise last summer when he tested his team’s new facial recognition system on coworkers at startup Gfycat. The machine-learning software successfully identified most of his colleagues, but the system stumbled with one group. “It got some of our Asian employees mixed up,” says Gan, who is Asian. “Which was strange … [Read more...] about How Coders Are Fighting Bias in Facial Recognition Software
The new Subaru Forester, one of the brand’s best-sellers in the US, made its debut at the New York International Auto Show today. With it comes EyeSight, Subaru’s driver-assist technology, and an interesting new safety feature that is totally new to the automaker’s lineup: facial recognition. Dubbed DriverFocus, Subaru describes it as a “driver … [Read more...] about Subaru will use facial recognition technology to detect driver fatigue