The world we are living in is slowly turning into one huge surveillance camera with Apple, Google, Amazon and the NSA collecting every bit of info they can about our lives.
Aside from the information we are giving away for “free” they can collect info from street cams, ATM cams and any other cam that they can have access to. Of course, a key factor in that footage collection is the possibility to detect and tag faces and match them with other information about a person.
This is where Adam Harvey steps into the scene. As a long time privacy protector (and the new owner of Privacy Gift Shop, Harvey designed a set of makeup patterns designed to kill any face detection thrown at whomever is wearing it. Is it worth the weird looks you’d get on the street? Depends on how much you have to hide. [Read more…]