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“There is no time to waste. Authoritarian surveillance programs are always used to target the most vulnerable and marginalized, and facial recognition enables the automation of oppression.”

buzzfeednews.com/article/evang

@laura I feel really conflicted about banning, but I feel like the risks here are *so* severe...

There are probably some facial recognition applications which are consensual, but the vast majority won't be.

@cwebber @laura Have I told you about the display I implemented for Nelson Provincial Museum's "A Century of Saying Cheese" exhibit.

It showed you a photo from their recently digitized collection of someone who looked the most like you. To help you appreciate these world-heritage photos.

P.S. OpenFace is a big pain to install.

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