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This patent shows Amazon may seek to create a ‘database of suspicious persons’ using facial recognition technology

The filing suggests Ring doorbell cameras could be equipped with technology that would allow the devices to gather data and identify people considered “suspicious.”

Thu 13 Dec 18 from The Washington Post

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Facial recognition at a Taylor Swift concert raises privacy concerns

Taylor Swift’s team set up hidden cameras inside of display kiosks throughout the venue. According to Rolling Stone, the screens were showing behind the scenes clips of her rehearsal. As viewers ...

Thu 13 Dec 18 from Techspot

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Kit Harington Gets Goofy in ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Audition Tape

Game of Thrones won’t be back until 2019, but Kit Harington gave the goofiest performance in a new How to Train Your Dragon audition tape. On Thursday, DreamWorks TV debuted a new How ...

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Researchers discover computer chip vulnerabilities

A Washington State University research team has uncovered significant and previously unknown vulnerabilities in high-performance computer chips that could lead to failures in modern electronics.

Thu 13 Dec 18 from TechXplore

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Method to illuminate features of biological tissues in low-exposure images

Small imperfections in a wine glass or tiny creases in a contact lens can be tricky to make out, even in good light. In almost total darkness, images of such transparent features or objects ...

Wed 12 Dec 18 from TechXplore

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How deep learning is bringing automatic cloud detection to new heights

Kids lying on their backs in a grassy field might scan the clouds for images—perhaps a fluffy bunny here and a fiery dragon over there. Often, atmospheric scientists do the opposite—they search ...

Wed 12 Dec 18 from

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This artist is using AI to paint with his mind

The artist Alexander Reben is using artificial intelligence to create paintings. The MIT-trained roboticist believes that human-machine collaborations are the future of creative work.

Wed 12 Dec 18 from The Washington Post

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Team develops mathematical solver for analog computers

Your computer performs most tasks well. For word processing, certain computations, graphic arts and web surfing, the digital box on your desk is the best tool for the job. But the way your computer ...

Wed 12 Dec 18 from TechXplore

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Teenage Engineering wraps speaker in ever-white cabinet

Sweden's Teenage Engineering is arguably best known for its mini synthesizers called Pocket Operators, but has been pushing design envelopes in other areas too. Last year the company ...

Tue 11 Dec 18 from Gizmag

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Hertz plans slightly speedier rentals using facial recognition and fingerprints

Hertz announced Tuesday that it is going to lean on facial recognition and fingerprint verification technology to speed up the rental process at airports. The rental car giant struck ...

Tue 11 Dec 18 from The Verge

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