Russian Photographer Makes use of Facial Recognition To Discover Individuals He Snaps On Subway, The Outcomes Are Fairly Scary


style=”text-align: justify;”>“Your Face is Large Information,” is a formidable and barely disturbing mission by Russian photographer Egor Tsvetkov. To exhibit how far off the face recognition software program has come he took pictures of round 100 full strangers among the many subway commuters in St Petersburg in the course of the six weeks interval after which put their portraits by the facial recognition app referred to as FindFace to trace down their web profiles.

style=”text-align: justify;”>Egor used open supply software program to scan the 55 million plus customers of Vkontakte, Russia’s largest social community, and regardless of a few of his pictures having little resemblance to their on-line footage, Egor was capable of finding round 70% of the folks he snapped. “My mission is a transparent illustration of the longer term that awaits us if we proceed to reveal as a lot about ourselves on the web as we do now,” he said. What do you suppose, creepy or cool? (h/t)

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