Ban on Biometric Mass Surveillance Practices

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The „Reclaim Your Face“ alliance, which calls for a ban on biometric facial recognition in public space, has been registered as an official European Citizens‘ Initiative. One of the goals is to establish transparency: „Facial recognition is being used across Europe in secretive and discriminatory ways. What tools are being used? Is there evidence that […]

A Moral Machine in an Immoral One

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The book chapter „The BESTBOT Project“ by Oliver Bendel, David Studer and Bradley Richards was published on 31 December 2019. It is part of the 2nd edition of the „Handbuch Maschinenethik“, edited by Oliver Bendel. From the abstract: „The young discipline of machine ethics both studies and creates moral (or immoral) machines. The BESTBOT is […]

Reading Faces

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Face recognition is the automated recognition of a face or the automated identification, measuring and description of features of a face. In the 21st century, it is increasingly attempted to connect to the pseudoscience of physiognomy, which has its origins in ancient times. From the appearance of persons, a conclusion is drawn to their inner […]

The Uncanny Return of Physiognomy

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Face recognition is the automated recognition of a face or the automated identification, measuring and description of features of a face. In the 21st century, it is increasingly attempted to connect to the pseudoscience of physiognomy, which has its origins in ancient times. From the appearance of persons, a conclusion is drawn to their inner […]

Das Erkennen und Deuten des Gesichts

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Ein neuer Beitrag von Oliver Bendel im Wirtschaftslexikon von Gabler erklärt, was Gesichtserkennung ist. „Gesichtserkennung ist das automatisierte Erkennen eines Gesichts in der Umwelt bzw. in einem Bild (das bereits vorliegt oder zum Zwecke der Gesichtserkennung erzeugt wird) oder das automatisierte Erkennen, Vermessen und Beschreiben von Merkmalen eines Gesichts, um die Identität einer Person … […]