Thought for the Day: August 5, 2011

The privacy commons is shrinking fast.

Eventually, it will work. You’ll be able to wear a camera that will automatically recognize someone walking towards you, and a microphone that will automatically tell you who that person is and maybe something about them. None of the technologies required to make this work are hard, it’s just a matter of getting the error rate down low enough for it to be a useful system.

Schneier on Security: Developments in Facial Recognition

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One Response to Thought for the Day: August 5, 2011

  1. Chuck says:

    Tom Cruise – Minority Report. Billboards see you coming, check your bank account, and try to sell you stuff you can afford.

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