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Tracking people on public cameras from a single instagram post.

Dries Depoorter built software to scan online public cameras and link them to geotagged instagram posts from the same location. Basically finding people from a single instagram photo and potentially tracking them across any public (or not) camera out there. Technically impressive, yet disturbing.

There was a video on the page too, but it seems to have been pulled due to a copyright claim from Earthcam who, I imagine, weren't very happy about their cameras being used for this.

Linked on the 14th of September, 2022 Details

An automated policing program got a man shot twice.

The world is slowly catching up to dystopian sci-fi stories. A predictive policing program used by Chicago's police predicted a man would be involved in a shooting. The ramifications within the police and local community ended up getting him shot – twice!

Linked on the 1st of June, 2021 Details

The hidden costs of automated thinking.

A world of knowledge without understanding becomes a world without discernible cause and effect, in which we grow dependent on our digital concierges to tell us what to do and when.

We should be cautious about our over-reliance on "AI" that solve problems without us understanding how they reached their conclusions. There's a risk of ever-increasing intellectual debt.

Linked on the 30th of July, 2019 Details