World’s Most Valuable AI Startup Also Happens To Be Part of “the World’s Biggest System of Surveillance”

SenseTime has already partnered with various branches of the Chinese government.

April 9, 2018

The NYPD Wants Everyone’s Licenses for Facial Recognition. How Concerned Should You Be?

Police could use the photos of innocent drivers as well as criminal mugshots.

April 5, 2018

If You Jaywalk in China, Facial Recognition Means You’ll Walk Away With A Fine

Facial recognition in the city of Shenzhen is just one part of a growing national surveillance system.

March 30, 2018

China’s CCTV System Tracked Down a Reporter in Only Seven Minutes

With 170 million cameras, it's the largest monitoring system in the world.

December 18, 2017

Apple Just Released New Details About iPhone X Facial Recognition

Privacy advocates have some concerns, but for most users they may not matter.

September 28, 2017

Are Engineers Responsible for the Consequences of Their Algorithms?

The software can ID partially covered faces, making it potentially useful for persecuting dissidents.

September 8, 2017

China’s “Minority Report” Style Plans Will Use AI to Predict Who Will Commit Crimes

“If someone buys a kitchen knife that’s OK, but if the person also buys a sack and a hammer later, that person is becoming suspicious."

July 25, 2017

A New Study Reveals How the Brain “Sees” Faces

“We’ve cracked the brain’s code for facial identity.”

June 6, 2017

Researchers Have Created an AI That Could Read and React to Emotions

And the system can estimate pain levels with an 80 percent accuracy.

June 2, 2017

Software That Reads Emotions Could Be Used to Catch Criminals Before They Act

This new tech could make "Minority Report" a little more fact than fiction.

May 12, 2017