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When Computers Watch You, Guard You, Nurse You, Read You and Find You

January 2, 2011

This article in The New York Times really gives you an idea of what changes we will see in the wake so-called computer vision systems. The computer can tell prison guards, if a fight is warming up in the prison year. They can tell nurses, if a patient is about to fall out of the bed. They can read the hear rate on peoples’ faces and remind doctors to wash their hands before the operation. They can tell you whether the film audience is pleased with what they are seeing.

There are so many perspectives in this, and so many jobs to be lost here.

The full link is: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/02/science/02see.html?_r=1

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