The public needs to exercise oversight of law enforcement, including monitoring what technology it uses, because the potential for abuse is so high and they are, after all, our employees and not our masters.
Every device manufacturer wants in on the trend.
Saying “it’s only being sold to law enforcement” DOESN’T MAKE IT BETTER.
This is a fascinating report and an important reminder of a crucial step in the democratization of media.
Not hampering innovation is a laudable goal, but when it comes to technology with this much potential for misuse I’m cool with some roadblocks slowing things down. And more input from ethicists and others from the humanities wouldn’t hurt, either.
Great roundup of some key stats from Pew.
Seems like a questionable idea for everyone to be running their own OS.
Facial recognition is biased in large part because the material used to train it doesn’t use people of color in any meaningful numbers.
Just so damn creepy it defies comment.
This despite the promise that internet connectivity would turn every city into a tech hub.