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Machines That Know: 10 Bad Things

TweetToday I’m going to take a look at the flip side of “Machines That Know“.  What are the bad unintended consequences of having machines that can recognize objects, people and emotions? The assumptions for the technology will be the same as the “10 Good Things“.   First, cameras are ubiquitous in public areas (roads, malls, businesses, schools, …

Machines That Know: 10 Good Things

TweetAs I stated in my previous post, creating the “Internet of Things” with computers that can recognize objects, people and even emotions, can have dangerous implications when used incorrectly.  Many times its the unintended consequences of technology that have the biggest effects.  Item recognition by a computer has the potential to have many unintended consequences. …