Category biometrics

How Well Can Algorihms Recognize A Masked Face?; How China Built Facial Recognition For People Wearing Masks

How Well Can Algorihms Recognize A Masked Face?; How China Built Facial Recognition For People Wearing Masks http://www.fortunascorner.com        Tom Simonite posted a May 1, 2020 article to the security and technology website, WIRED.com, discussing a subject that is getting a lot of attention in the midst of the coronaviurs pandemic — the […]

Silicon Valley’s Control Virus

Silicon Valley’s Control Virus The tech industry’s Chinese surveillance solution to the Wuhan virus. Thu Apr 30, 2020      Daniel Greenfield https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/2020/04/silicon-valleys-control-virus-daniel-greenfield/ Silicon Valley was both the epicenter of one of the country’s first Wuhan Virus outbreaks, hosting the 2nd case in California and the 7th in the country, and of the technological tools of the lockdown, from contact tracing […]

North Korea’s Smartphone Upgrade Adds AI, Face Recognition

Excerpts:   The Jindallae series continued to follow Apple’s smartphone design path, with the iPhone X by getting rid of the home button. Photos posted on DPRK Today’s website showed that the Jindallae’s interface for displaying contacts and sending text messages are similar to what’s available on the latest iPhones.   Although North Korea didn’t […]

Will The Digital Age Kill Off Spying: CIA Is In Crisis As Facial Recognition, Biometrics, And Artificial Intelligence Make It Increasingly Difficult For Agents To Maintain Their Cover Abroad — Single Use HUMINT Missions?

Will The Digital Age Kill Off Spying: CIA Is In Crisis As Facial Recognition, Biometrics, And Artificial Intelligence Make It Increasingly Difficult For Agents To Maintain Their Cover Abroad — Single Use HUMINT Missions?   https://fortunascorner.com      This is not a new story. Indeed, I have been writing and wondering for several years if […]

Special Operations Command Made A Mind-Reading Kit For Elite Troops – Experimental Tool Is Among Several That Aim To Combine Sensors And Artificial Intelligence To Give Their Operators An Edge

Special Operations Command Made A Mind-Reading Kit For Elite Troops – Experimental Tool Is Among Several That Aim To Combine Sensors And Artificial Intelligence To Give Their Operators An Edge   https://fortunascorner.com      The title above comes from Patrick Tucker’s December 12, 2019 article he posted to the defense and national security website, DefenseOne.com.  […]

All U.S. Travelers Abroad Should Submit To Facial Recognition Scans, Says Homeland Security

All U.S. Travelers Abroad Should Submit to Facial Recognition Scans, Says Homeland Security https://reason.com/2019/12/03/all-u-s-travelers-abroad-should-submit-to-facial-recognition-scans-says-homeland-security/?fbclid=IwAR3n2v9khzXMsKKZIW4FDapedeZKB-hmLyoDpJ0q_nt8nrKYrL-jsucB8Ec Plus: “Right to be forgotten” follies, research on direct cash aid, Elizabeth Warren on sex work, and more… ELIZABETH NOLAN BROWN | 12.3.2019 9:30 AM (DESIGN CELLS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY) The Department of Homeland Security wants mandatory facial scans for all Americans traveling in […]

New Surveillance Technology Means You’ll Never Be Anonymous Again; New Era Of Biometrics And Identity Management Is Radically Disrupting The Intelligence Community; Creating, And Maintaining A Fake Identity — Is Getting More, And More Difficult

New Surveillance Technology Means You’ll Never Be Anonymous Again; New Era Of Biometrics And Identity Management Is Radically Disrupting The Intelligence Community; Creating, And Maintaining A Fake Identity — Is Getting More, And More Difficult https://fortunascorner.com      Elise Thomas posted a September 16, 2019 article to the security and technology website WIRED.com, with the title above. It […]

Scene From A Cold War (2039) – Modern War Institute

Scene from a Cold War – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by Zachery Tyson Brown · September 20, 2019 “You never really know your friends from your enemies until the ice breaks.” – Inuit Proverb Somewhere west of the Lomonosov Ridge, October 2039 Bitterly cold wind howled, blowing dry snow and causing the tent’s walls to undulate like it […]

How The Pentagon Is Tackling Deepfakes As A National Security Problem

Excerpts: One part of the solution will be making an effort to convince adversaries to stop engaging in these misinformation campaigns, said Bob Work, former deputy secretary of defense and co-chair of the National Security Commission on AI. “This is a really big problem for the United States,” said Work. “Democracies are especially vulnerable to […]

Jordan Peterson: The Deepfake Artists Must Be Stopped Before We No Longer Know What’s Real

The intelligence and espionage implications and use of this technology in offensive intelligence operations is profound.  RCP, fortunascorner.com     Jordan Peterson: The deepfake artists must be stopped before we no longer know what’s real I can tell you from personal experience how disturbing it is to discover a website devoted to making fake audio […]