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A tech founder born in the Soviet Union compared metaverse hype to the communist propaganda he experienced as a child

Business Insider
Isobel Asher Hamilton Jan 12, 2022, 7:22 AM

  • Phil Libin, Evernote’s founder, discussed the metaverse on a recent podcast.
  • Libin compared metaverse hype to the communist propaganda he heard in the Soviet Union as a child.
  • He described the metaverse as “spectacularly stupid,” among other things.

Advanced facial recognition technology | Marios Savvides

Facial recognition technology already works better than in the movie Minority Report, identifying an iris at an angle and a distance of up to 12 metres. Marios Savvides explains the work being done by his team at Carnegie Mellon, including AI that can infer from a masked person’s eyes what the rest of their face looks like.

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