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Through Security in the Blink of an Eye

Note: This was originally published on the Aviation Queen blog, where I have been fortunate enough to post as a guest contributor thanks to the immense kindness of Benét Wilson. 786 more words


Police want Minority Report tech, but problems persist

Last summer, a coalition of American civil rights groups came together to denounce the increasing proliferation of “predictive policing” technologies that they described as “profoundly flawed.” Nevertheless, the development of these technologies hurtles forward both in the United States and around the world. 626 more words

Fredericton gym members put some muscle into giving back

A Fredericton gym’s competition between its members saw around 60 people go head-to-head to try to best each other in gruelling workouts — and in donations to local charities. 282 more words


The FBI Has Secretly Gathered Millions of “Faceprints” For Biometric Database For Years

By Derrick Broze | Activist Post

A representative of the FBI was grilled by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform regarding the agency’s growing biometric database.  984 more words


British Airways Rolling Out Face-Scanning Technology For Speedier Boarding

No matter how fast gate agents work, the boarding process can feel like an interminable nightmare filled with people shuffling slowly forward, just itching for their chance to hand over their boarding pass or scan their phone. 162 more words

Telecom & Technology

Our preference for detail? It's by design

The case for basing buildings on biometrics

A developer caused a minor uproar late last month when he criticized the Boston Seaport’s “uninspiring architecture.” Of course, it’s common for ordinary citizens across the country to air complaints about plain, boxy towers—for example, … 1,268 more words