Face Recognition

QUIZ: Name The Minister

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Politics

Do you know who the Mayor of London is? You probably do, according to a poll published by Tory peer Lord Ashcroft. 91% of the public could identify...

Brain Scans 'Can Detect If Someone Is Racist', Claims Scientific Study

Psychological Science | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK

Brain scans may be able to detect whether or not a person is racist, a scientific study has reported. The research, which monitored the human brai...

The Scorpion Stare

Annie Machon | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK Tech
Annie Machon

I have written over the years about the encroaching surveillance state, the spread of CCTV and the increasing use of drones in our skies. When the North East of England introduced talking CCTV cameras that could bark orders at passing pedestrians in 2008, I thought that we were fast approaching the reductio ad absurdum point - and indeed this subject has raised a wry laugh from audiences around the world ever since.