Clive Thompson

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The features that make up your face are unique to you, just like your fingerprints. Think of it as your "faceprint."

Facial Recognition and Loss of Anonymity

The features that make up your face are unique to you, just like your fingerprints. Think of it as your "faceprint."

from To the Point

Facebook and Google aren’t the only companies using Face Recognition technology. It’s a tool of law enforcement, commercial enterprises—and even churches.

Facial Recognition and Loss of Anonymity

Facebook and Google aren’t the only companies using Face Recognition technology. It’s a tool of law enforcement, commercial enterprises—and even churches.

from To the Point

Wearable devices to monitor bodily functions now constitute a multi-billion-dollar industry.

Fitness Tracking: The Benefits and Unintended Consequences

Wearable devices to monitor bodily functions now constitute a multi-billion-dollar industry.

from To the Point

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