It then runs that image through the database to find a match and identify the person.
In the mid 1960s, scientists began work on using the computer to recognize human faces.
Since then, facial recognition software has come a long way.
“I am forced to conclude,” he says, “that to an alarming degree I am my face.”Facebook has also been thinking about faces.
Last summer, the company’s artificial intelligence team announced that its facial-recognition software passed key tests with near human-level accuracy.
As they walked out, the press promptly rushed in—perhaps because the failure of negotiations about digital privacy sounds foreboding and science-fictional.