Focusing on Faces

The powerful software behind facial recognition

February 22, 2015

Did you know that the National Security Agency has been collecting thousands of photos of faces every day, as part of its facial recognition effort? Turns out, your face is more unique than your fingerprint, and government agencies and private companies are developing new programs to find and identify faces.

The New York Times' Natasha Singer gives us an update on the state of facial recognition.

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