Over in China, facial recognition technology has been used to identify and punish “enemies of the state”. A similar system has been approved for use on our shores.
The Queensland police implemented the most intrusive facial recognition software to monitor the public. It returned zero results.
As it has been long established, humans are subject to six unifying emotions. However, with the birth of technology that mimics us for our benefit, this represents a problem.
According to Rolling Stone, Taylor Swift implemented the use of facial recognition software to identify stalkers at a recent concert. She didn’t inform them of this fact.
Over in the US, one airline is using facial recognition software to reduce the time we spend in line. But is the potential public surveillance risk worth it?