I love emerging tech, but damn it can be brutal - especially facial recognition. I have had two facial recognition systems “recognise” me as a “mid-60s caucasian male”. I’m old, but not that old!
Then, this week, a new app mistook a photo of me for celebrity chef Guy Fieri
(see below). And people wonder why I’m concerned about law enforcement using facial recognition to identify suspects…
Welcome back from your Chinese New Year celebrations - here’s some news to get you back up to speed…
NEWS THAT CAUGHT MY EYE: How AI ruined my self esteem, “worst practice” deployment of facial recognition, which country is the most innovative & Bitcoin mining now consumes more energy than Argentina.
GIVE ME DATA! - iSIM, eSIM, we all SIM - plus the latest (lack of) IoT Security survey & new stats on Smart Office implementations
CHART OF THE WEEK: What do employees miss most from the office? (spoiler alert - it’s not the crappy coffee)
CRA RANTS: I debated the future of 5G with M1 & Nokia
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