facial recognition

Reminder: Facebook’s 10-Year Challenge Was A Huge Mistake

Reminder: Facebook’s 10-Year Challenge Was A Huge Mistake

The ’10-year challenge’ was one of the most popular social network memes of the year. As the name implies, the challenge involved posting side-by-side portraits of yourself from 2009 and 2019. Then people began to worry: are we unknowingly helping giant corporations to improve their algorithms for biometric identification and…

Find Out If Your Photo Is In This AI Training Dataset

Facial recognition systems are everywhere, from security cameras that try to spot criminals to the way Snapchat finds your face to put bunny ears on it. Computers need a lot of data to be able to learn how to recognise faces, and some of it comes from Flickr.