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'Living laboratories': the Dutch cities amassing data on oblivious residents | Cities | The Guardian
In Eindhoven and Utrecht smart tech is tackling traffic, noise and crime. But with privacy laws proving futile and commercial companies in on the act, are the plans as benign as they seem?
SmartCity  privacy  private_data  surveillance  wifi  tracking  security  sensors  microphones  audio  video  police  Netherlands  Enschede  Eindhoven  MAC_address  youth  predictive  mobiles  Utrecht  profiling 
march 2018 by cataspanglish
Against Black Inclusion in Facial Recognition – Decolonized Tech
By Nabil Hassein Researchers have documented the frequent inability of facial recognition software to detect Black people’s faces due to programmers' use of unrepresentative data to train machine learning models.1 This issue is not unique, but systemic; in a related example, automated passport photo validation has registered Asian people's open eyes as being closed.2 Such…
algorithms  surveillance  profiling  racial_profiling 
september 2017 by cataspanglish

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