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Four short links: 7 October 2011

Four short links: 7 October 2011

Telco-less Mobile Calls, Videogames, Open Source Hardware, Facial Recognition

  1. Viber — more and more people are wanting to talk to me via this, rather than Skype or direct phone call (req. wifi). Can’t tell whether massive disruptor or toy.
  2. Who Killed Videogames“The players will come for the cute characters, and stay for the cruel mathematics.”
  3. Visual Diffs for Open Source Hardware — just what it says.
  4. Facebook Face Recognition Study — take profile photos from dating sites, facial-recognition match against Facebook photos to find identity, use to predict interests and social security numbers.
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Pseudonymity will increasingly disappear

Once we accept a new technological reality, we can come to grips with what to do about it.

An article in "The Atlantic" takes a look at recent facial recognition studies at Carnegie Mellon.

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