Facial Recognition

Innocent Until Proven Guilty - Not When It Comes To Your Face

Renate Samson | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK
Renate Samson

Facial recognition sounds fairly benign. Right now you are probably visualising a policeman watching 100's of television screens showing CCTV images looking out for known criminals lingering in the crowd. Well, that might have been the case in the past, but with this technology the process is automated by an intelligent computer programme.

Four Technologies To Transform The Retail Experience In 2017

Theo Theodorou | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Tech
Theo Theodorou

As consumers, we're often guilty of holding retailers to ransom. We expect the same brand experience across every real world and digital touchpoint. We want information immediately, great experiences and the best possible service in the fastest, simplest and most convenient way for what we're doing at that time.

Passport System's 'Racist' Reason For Rejecting This Student's Photo Is Terrible

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Tech

Richard Lee, a New Zealand man of Asian descent, was surprised to find earlier this month that his passport photo had been rejected. The facial recogn...

Thieves Could Use Special Glasses To Trick Facial Recognition Security Software

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Tech

Q: What do Windows 10 and Alibaba have in common? A: Both allow you to log in using facial recognition software. The increasingly popular tech may se...

You Can Now Compose A Song Using Just Your Face

The Huffington Post | Nitya Rajan | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Tech

Your face is unique and a Japanese company wants to show this off by turning your features into a song. Yes that's right, a song. The website will cr...

F*** Pascha!

Naomi Hefter | Posted 07.06.2015 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

As I'm in the middle of writing and practising for my second solo show for the Camden Fringe this year, I should not be thinking about holidays. But l...

This Computer Can Scan Old Photos For Genetic Diseases

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Tech

Doctors might soon be able to diagnose rare genetic illnesses by scanning old family photos. The technique uses a powerful computer to look for the...

BBC Using Web Cams To Track Viewers' Emotions

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Tech

The BBC has announced a plan to use facial recognition to track the emotions of viewers. The pioneering experiment would be a limited test to try a...

Mr Yakomoto

John Carr | Posted 06.11.2011 | UK
John Carr

I know the way the internet is set up means it is very hard for anyone to get a grip but I refuse to believe we are all doomed to just tootle along to the point where on a weekday I have to get an eye transplant to go fishing instead of to the office.