facial recognition software

security

‘They Would Go Absolutely Nuts’: How a Mark Cuban-Backed Facial Recognition Firm Tried to Work With Cops

Suspect Technologies tried to convince police to hand over a database of driver license photos, and pitched a product that would scan for people of a certain ethnicity.
Joseph Cox
5.6.19
NeoFace

California Spent Nearly $1.8 Million on Controversial Facial Recognition Software

NeoFace is capable of 1,500,000 searches a day, and appears to be fully integrated with a massive array of police databases.
Curtis Waltman
4.28.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump is bringing Obama's half-brother Malik to tonight's debate, a fight broke out in New York over a nude Hillary Clinton statue, Michael Moore unveiled his new Trump documentary, and more.
VICE Staff
10.19.16
Art

Masks Simulate How You Look to Facial Detection Algorithms

Facial recognition algorithms like those used by Facebook inspired these 3D-printed masks.
The Creators Project
5.28.16
Art

You'll Recognize These Freaky Faces, But Why?

Hint: they're what the Chicago Blackhawks, Freddie Gray, Cecily Strong, NASCAR, the San Antonio Spurs, Wladimir Klitschko, Hayden Panettiere, and UFC 186 all have in common.
TCP Staff
4.27.15
Longreads Or Whatever

Beantown's Big Brother: How Boston Police Used Facial Recognition Technology to Spy on Thousands of Music Festival Attendees

Your good times are being watched.
Luke O'Neil
8.13.14
Design

New Mobile App Lets You Create And Send Custom Digital Avatars

Today, Intel unveiled "Pocket Avatars," a video-messaging app that includes 40+ avatars that can mimic your facial gestures.
Beckett Mufson
6.19.14
Art

Hide From Surveillance By Wearing A Mask Of This Artist's Face

You might see a lot more Leo Selvaggios walking around your neighborhood in the near future.
Zach Sokol
5.7.14