It is encouraging that some police departments are already beginning to drop pre-crime AI systems because they have not delivered the intended results, much less “preempting criminal activity.”
July 5, 2019
TN predicts that the city rush is on to ban facial recognition tech. In this case, Somerville got this right: “the public use of face surveillance can chill the exercise of constitutionally protected free speech.”
Most techies who live there will never sing “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” because of the ugly side-effects of the tech transformation. The city of culture is now called depressing and boring.