Motherboard is writing about implants that heal, optimize and monitor soldiers, a project by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) – another Man Mashine Interface that makes us melt more with technology. But not only with technology, but with the powers that control it. In this case the military, but generally it can be imagined as a power conglomerate of governments, insurance and health companies, big data firms and other big industry actors.
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… then this video is a interesting mirror = the Mad Max of privacy. Hope we find other ways to get back privacy and other civil rights.
Thank you Matteo for link and observation!
A concise Joseph J. Atick discourse on the power and risk brought by the combination of face recognition, the ubiquity of point-and-shot camera (mobile phones), the availability of identified faces on the web together with public information on everybody:
Atick must know, he “had co-founded one of the original facial recognition companies, Visionics Corporation. Over the years, Dr. Atick co-founded and managed several companies focused on technology transfer and development, and has served as a technical advisor to many high-tech enterprises and organizations, including NATO” says his profile on forbes.