Facial Recognition Software Advances Trigger Worries -- Russian startup readies a package that correctly matches 73% of people to large photo database // A facial recognition startup whose software correctly identified 73% of people tested against a one million photo database has starting marketing the program, raising worries about privacy in a world of selfies and other online images.
https://flic.kr/p/8vDC9w | DSC_0179 | Photo by David Trood Please note that the Visit Greenland B2B photo database has moved to photos.greenland.com. Check out www.greenland.com for more adventures in the Arctic.
This has potential... Take a pic of that mystery tree's leaves and this app will try to match it to a photo database of trees and their flowers, fruit, seeds, and bark. N.Y.C. and D.C. only—for now. Free for iOS; leafsnap.com
Miners drilling in the Kiirunavaara mine in Lapland. Gruvarbetare som borrar i Kiirunavaara gruva. Parish (socken): Kiruna Province (landskap): Lappland Municipality (kommun): Kiruna County (län): Norrbotten Photograph by: Unknown. Almquist & Cöster Date: 1940-1959 Format: Cliché, film with text Persistent URL: kmb.raa.se/cocoon/bild/show-image.html?id=16001000394644 Read more about the photo database (in english): kmb.raa.se/cocoon/bild/about.htm...