Category Archives: Technology
The Social Dilemma
A tech founder born in the Soviet Union compared metaverse hype to the communist propaganda he experienced as a child
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.