First survey of public opinion on the use of facial recognition technology reveals the majority of people in the UK want restrictions on its use. The first national survey of public opinion on the use of facial recognition technology reveals the majority of people in the UK want companies, the government, and public bodies to limit use of the technology including by the police and in schools. Published today by the Ada Lovelace Institute, the survey shows that the British public are prepared to accept use of facial recognition technology in some instances, when there is a clear public benefit and where appropriate safeguards are put in place, but they also want the government to impose restrictions on its use. Download the survey results. The Ada Lovelace Institute is calling for companies to temporarily stop selling and using facial recognition technology while the public is consulted on its use.
Why The Use Of Real-Time Facial Recognition Surveillance On The Public Is Worrying
Facial Expressions Matter When Presenting, Here’s Why - Duarte
As a speaker coach, what did interest me were her comments on Botox. Whether on camera, on stage presenting, or communicating in a meeting, your facial expressions send messages that are just as important as the content itself. They give you the chance to enhance your point, distract from it, or confuse the heck out of your audience. A flat affect, just like a monotone voice will be interpreted as a lack of passion, whether the message is positive or negative. Facial expressions create dynamism. They give the impression that you stand behind your ideas and believe in them. I worked with a senior HR executive at a tech company a few years back.
Demonstrators scan public faces in DC to show lack of facial recognition laws
Their aim: to give newly installed security cameras an unobstructed view of the hulking, gray edifices, so round-the-clock video footage could be made available to the Detroit Police Department and its new facial recognition software whenever the Detroit Public Housing Commission files a police report. To critics of the widening reach of facial recognition software, such assurances are likely to ring hollow. As the software improves and as the price drops, the technology is becoming ubiquitous — on wearable police cameras, in private home security systems and at sporting events. But the backlash has already begun. San Francisco; Somerville, Mass.
It started with passports. Then it was your phone. Now governments in Australia want you to use facial verification to access government services, take public transport and even for your private viewing. Despite the concerns, Australian governments and agencies have come up with some creative reasons to justify the use of facial recognition and sell it to the public.