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Daniel Buck
Re: FRT
Thu Jan 10, 2019 08:10
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Gary, I do not want to belabor this discussion, but here's some reading for anyone interested:

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/12/17/should-we-be-worried-about-computerized-facial-recognition

Dan

PS I will add that the avowed FRT teckie involved in the so-called croquet Billy, captured Amelia Earhart, young Jesse James, and Burger & Reed images bollixed all four. An accuracy rate of zero.

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