“On the official government websites of 25 EU member states, the French government had the highest number of ad trackers on its site, with 52 different companies tracking users’ behavior.”
“Bravo” @gouvernementFR! #SurveillanceCapitalism https://on.ft.com/2F8WPk9
"Shimrit Lee discusses the expanding Israeli security industry and how it promotes its products and security philosophy with a profound, if often unexamined, impact on global police tactics" https://tcf.org/content/commentary/tcf-world-podcast-israels-global-security-industry/
Using 3D modeling to generate synthetic datasets to train object detection models for conflict zones. Current research at VFRAME https://vframe.io/research/synthetic-datasets/
During the next 6 months VFRAME is working with Syrian and Yemeni Archive to develop open source object detection models for human rights researchers and technologists
Die Projekte d."Maschinen lernen lassen"-Runde sind in die Codingphase gegangen. Mit dabei: VCAT/ @firstname.lastname@example.org - "exploring a new technique for building image training datasets". Wichtig ist das zB z.Erkennung verbotener Munition in Konfliktgebieten: https://vframe.io/research/synthetic-datasets/
It takes time, efforts, patience, mistakes, humility, self-questioning (and maybe some courage?) to try to become *every*day* a better ally to #feminism and women's rights.
A lot of introspection and privilege-checking to understand the deep roots of systemic oppression, colonialism, capitalism, etc.
A necessary effort for everyone to try to not be part of the problem anymore.
Thanks to all who helped and help me everyday on that path! <3
Great projects inspire more: Big 5 firewall plugin for Firefox inspired by the Kashmir Hill and Dhruv Mehrotra Gizmodo experiments https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/cloud-firewall/
Congrats to Jeff Deutch for his excellent investigation on illegal chemical shipments from Belgium to Syria. The report has led to convictions and fines for 3 Flemish firms https://syrianarchive.org/en/investigations/belgium-isopropanol/sentencing.html
SkyLift Cryptorave + Transmediale edition --> Berghain https://github.com/adamhrv/skylift
SkyLift Wi-Fi geolocation spoofing device code updated to 1.0 for launch last night at @bitnik's cryptorave 8
- click CLI interface
- wigle, iOS, and wigle export parsers
- Arduino sketch builder
- updated firmware to navigate multiple locations
- can be be built for as low as $4
French Data Protection Authority fines Google with 50M Euros for violating the GDPR.
(Alphabet moved 20B Euros to Bermuda for 2017 alone.....)
la CNIL prononce une sanction de 50 millions d’euros à l’encontre de la société GOOGLE LLC
u.a. mit synthetisch hergestellten Trainingsdatensätzen zur Objekterkennung durch Computervision arbeitet #VCAT, die Fortsetzung von @email@example.com /v. @firstname.lastname@example.org: https://prototypefund.de/project/vcat-visual-collections-and-training-data/ #opensourceinvestigations
"species agnostic" identity tracking
"The [DeepGestalt] model was trained on a dataset of over 17,000 images representing more than 200 syndromes, curated through a community-driven phenotyping platform." – Identifying facial phenotypes of genetic disorders using deep learning. Jan 7, 2019. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-018-0279-0
Facial photos are medical data: http://fdna.com/ https://spectrum.ieee.org/the-human-os/biomedical/diagnostics/face-scanning-ai-identifies-rare-genetic-disorders
Convolutional Neural Network inference may be prohibited in your country: "This [computer vision] software is subject to the U.S. Export Administration Regulations and other U.S. law, and may not be exported or re-exported to certain countries ( Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, and the Crimea region of Ukraine)" - Intel https://software.intel.com/en-us/openvino-toolkit
"It is assumed that if entering combat, pilots will press the “off” button on the transponder making them invisible to this site and traditional secondary radar!"
Short thoughts on computer vision, facial recognition, privacy, and surveillance. https://ahprojects.com
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