Customers love our technology (Or… do they?)

The BBC reported, recently, that several major supermarket chains are trialling the use of automated technology to scan a customer’s face and verify their age, when they are buying alcohol. The reason for using this technology for age verification (as opposed to relying on cashiers to do so, in line with legal requirements) is, according … Continue reading Customers love our technology (Or… do they?)

John Oliver on Face Recognition

A colleague of mine at Brunel, shared this video, about Facial Recognition. It captures some of the ethical challenges presented by this technology – it is well worth a watch. Key points covered in this video include: Start - How it’s depicted in media. 1min - Not just humans. 1:57 - Privacy and civil liberty … Continue reading John Oliver on Face Recognition