Hyperface: a fabric that makes computer vision systems see faces everywhere


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Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/01/04/hyperface-a-fabric-that-makes.html


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Pashmina-type scarves in this would be spectacular. I’m in!


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PKD was decades ahead of his time


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And more recently William Gibson’s Zero History proposed pretty much exactly this idea (the “ugly t-shirt” that rendered its wearer invisible on CCTV).


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Resting hyperface?


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I find it cool that the unusual hairstyles and makeup of cyberpunk characters actually has a purpose!


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I’m glad someone’s doing this stuff.

Meanwhile, it kind of freaked me out that 1px per character is enough resolution to basically read times new roman.


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Now, if someone would come up with patterns that make automatic license plate readers “see” unparseable license plates everywhere but that humans won’t actually mistake as a license plate I’ll paint my car with them.


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When AI becomes sentient, this is how we’ll mindfuck it.


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When cars are self driving, it’ll turn us all into hood ornaments.


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