Tuesday, February 23, 2010

State of the Art: What Face-Rec Can and Can't Do

Ecxellent discussion of current facial recognition system capabilities from Science Friday as heard on NPR.

To access the audio stream, click "Listen" at the top of the left-nav column.

Elvis Presley's Biometric Passport?

Dutch hackers expose security flaws at Schipol Airport (CNN).

The events are from September, 2008 but the story does a good job of identifying the problems that arise when government organizations can't or won't effectively share information.