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I’ve left the dark side.

Well, not really – it just feels that after having had a Nokia for so long (fabulous phone, just a shame the developers stopped making apps for them) and transitioning to an Android device it really is like seeing the light. 61 more words

2016

To Catch a Crook

“Good thing I used gloves for my last heist.”

Probably not the best joke to use while being fingerprinted, but I thought it was funny. 399 more words

Who's Who

Alan McNamara and the 'science' of fingerprinting (2002)

‘Fingerprint burglar’ granted appeal: a businessman who claims he was wrongly convicted of burglary on suspect fingerprint evidence has been granted leave to appeal.

Alan McNamara, 40, of Bromley Cross, Bolton, Greater Manchester, was jailed for 30 months at Manchester Crown Court in June 2001.  1,474 more words

Cases

Fingerprint Biometric "Security" is Ineffective

If anyone with a “scan” of the finger print can re-create the “biometric security identity,” then finger prints are NOT useful in identifying and securing the “identity” of the user. 215 more words

Investigations

Iris Scans to Replace Fingerprints

FBI officials have scanned the irises of nearly 460,000 people in a pilot program that may soon replace fingerprints. While iris-scanning technology has been around for more than 25 years, it’s just now getting to where it’s fast, easy and relatively bug-free.  226 more words

Research

Your passions are a bit like your fingerprints: Everybody has them; everybody's are different. One's passions may just be a guidebook to one's life. Nick Woodman

Your passions are a bit like your fingerprints: Everybody has them; everybody’s are different. One’s passions may just be a guidebook to one’s life.

Nick Woodman

Life