AI facial recognition software is been thrown into the fight against crime with gay abandon, but if you’re a sports fan, you might want to ask you government to put the brakes on a bit – that is, unless you want to see your favourite hitters, pitchers, throwers and scorers behind bars! 27 athletes and a database of 20,000 mugshots were fed into an AI algorithm called Rekognition, and it was asked to make matches. It did – falsely, we should point out – in one out of every six cases! Put that system on a police car and your top scorer could find him or herself in cuffs on the way to the big game. Read more here.
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