"We can also put fake heart rate and respiration in your video" - Rosalind Picard, Affectiva co-Founder

If it’s “breaking news” then maybe it’s actually newly received information. Otherwise it’s probably old news and therefore not news.

Interview with Ö1 Austria on Syrian Archive + VFRAME using computer vision to detect cluster munitions in conflict zones oe1.orf.at/player/20190619/556

WIRED: Facial recognition has already reached its breaking point
citing UnConstrained College Students dataset as one of many egregious examples. Read about UCCS dataset megapixels.cc/datasets/uccs/

In 2018 a researcher at Hikvision Research Institute used a collection of surveillance videos of students from Duke University campus to train their surveillance technologies


Thank you Ars Electronica for awarding VFRAME with a 2019 Award of Distinction in the Artificial Intelligence & Life Art category! ars.electronica.art/prix/en/wi vframe.io/

A month after the MegaPixels / Financial Times story on face recognition training datasets it appears that Microsoft's privacy-violating MS Celeb face recognition dataset is no longer available msceleb.org/


Same rationale used by Microsoft Research to create their MS Celeb dataset megapixels.cc/datasets/msceleb that includes over 100,000 "celebrities" including many journalists

According to NYT ethical guidelines, using Amazon "Rekognition’s celebrity endpoint meant we would only recognize congress people and other 'celebrities' in Rekognition’s database."

Whitney Museum's director declined to provide a public comment. Forensic Architecture's new project at Whitney Biennial hyperallergic.com/500055/foren aims to increase accountability for weapons dealers

Upcoming talk on information supply chains for face recognition disruptionlab.org/ai-traps at Disruption Lab's next event on June 14 Berlin megapixels.cc/datasets/duke_mt

Researchers affiliated with China's National University of Defense Technology used a San Francisco webcam feed for developing surveillance technologies: megapixels.cc/datasets/brainwa

When you upload photos to data-driven companies like Ever AI they're going to use them for training face recognition nbcnews.com/tech/security/mill

The "biggest single deployment of biometric technology in the world" is not in China. It's at Heathrow airport thetimes.co.uk/article/no-need

How mass surveillance works in China hrw.org/video-photos/interacti is only one small step away from how mass surveillance works in the US and UK

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