On 9/11, Kiwi’s Being Droned, GCSB And Facial Recognition In Auckland. If You’re Not Shit Scared By Now You Haven’t Been Paying Attention!

When several weeks ago the news appeared that at least one Kiwi had been a victim of a US drone attack our Government thought that the guy deserved what he got. He shouldn’t have been were he was. No judge, no jury needed. Meta data tells you everything you need to know! What is more […]

FBI to launch nationwide facial recognition service

The FBI by mid-January will activate a nationwide facial recognition service in select states that will allow local police to identify unknown subjects in photos, bureau officials told Nextgov. The federal government is embarking on a multiyear, $1 billion dollar overhaul of the FBI’s existing fingerprint database to more quickly and accurately identify suspects, partly […]

Cloud-Powered Facial Recognition Is Terrifying

By harnessing the vast wealth of publicly available cloud-based data, researchers are taking facial recognition technology to unprecedented levels “I never forget a face,” goes the Marx Brothers one-liner, “but in your case, I’ll be glad to make an exception.” Unlike Groucho Marx, unfortunately, the cloud never forgets. That’s the logic behind a new application developed by Carnegie […]