Facial Recognition Technology

tech-power

San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Use by Police and the Government

The technology hub is now the first US city to have issued a moratorium on the invasive spy technology.
Sarah Emerson
5.14.19
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
Technology

This KFC Uses Facial Recognition Technology to Tell You What to Order

The machine would tell a twentysomething male to order “a set meal of crispy chicken hamburger, roasted chicken wings and Coke for lunch,” but a “female customer in her 50s” would be told to opt for “porridge and soybean milk for breakfast."
Jelisa Castrodale
1.12.17
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
Design

Wear Clothes Made From Your Emotional Data

We speak with the designers behind 'Abstract_,' a fashion concept that offers the ultimate in customization.
Ingrid Kesa
8.9.15
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
Design

Is Facial Recognition Technology Racist?

With his "Facial Weaponization Suite” project, artist Zach Blas blends cultural commentary with tech-dissent.
Johnny Magdaleno
2.4.14