Not everyone wants to be facially recognized.
We sympathize with those who feel that facial recognition has the look and feel of invasion of privacy. If China is monitoring jaywalking with facial recognition cameras, and Germany is loading passengers with facial boarding passes, and many US companies are using facial recognition for monitoring employee attendance, what’s next?! The sublime needs a ridiculous. 20 Facial Recognition Search Engines For Online Photo Search The internet has a plethora of facial recognition search engines designed to help you find all the pictures of all your friends. And, of course, yourself.
Well, here’s a possibility of some well thought out resistance to the push toward facial recognition. Facial UNrecognition. And it comes from a somewhat unlikely place, Yandex, the Russian search giant, is considered the world’s best in technical development of facial recognition software.
Grigory Bakunov, the director of technology distribution at Yandex, has invented an anti-facial recognition algorithm to conceal people’s identities. There’s a reason why this compelling idea of facial UNrecognition hasn’t gone viral or mainstreamed as yet. So far the means of concealing people’s identities is done with the help of makeup. You shouldn’t be thinking lipstick or eyeliner. You should be thinking football eye black! But worse. Yes, there’s a picture! Read more →