Photo tweaks could protect your privacy from algorithms

"It is too late to stop people from posting photos on social media in the interest of digital privacy. However, the reliance on AI is something we can target..."

National University of Singapore • futurity
July 27, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: social-media artificial-intelligence internet privacy faces science-and-technology photos

Experts: A mask cuts your coronavirus risk by 65%

"People who say, 'I don't believe masks work' are ignoring scientific evidence. It's not a belief system. It's like saying, 'I don't believe in gravity.'"

Rick Kushman-UC Davis • futurity
July 7, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: covid-19 viruses faces featured health-and-medicine

Future teachers see Black kids as angry when they’re not

"Essentially, we found that prospective teachers are more likely to view Black children as being angry, even when they're not." It's racialized anger bias.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
July 6, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: education bias emotions faces society-and-culture teachers race-and-ethnicity

It’s time to learn how to smile in your mask

Cultural differences may explain why some people resist masks more than others. Here's how smiley North Americans can learn to adapt.

Melissa De Witte-Stanford • futurity
July 1, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: covid-19 emotions faces featured society-and-culture social-lives mouth

System monitors faces to adjust the room’s temp

A new system uses cameras to gauge the facial temperature of people in a room and adjust the temperature accordingly.

Gabe Cherry-Michigan • futurity
June 22, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: cameras surveillance temperature buildings faces science-and-technology

Smartphone video makes super accurate 3D face models

A new technique uses regular smartphones to make 3D face models that are accurate to the millimeter, researchers say.

Byron Spice-Carnegie Mellon • futurity
April 7, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: artificial-intelligence cameras faces mobile-devices featured science-and-technology imaging-technology

How to actually stop touching your face

Not touching your face is a simple way to protect yourself from COVID-19, but it's not easy. Here's how to break the habit.

Caitlin Clark-Texas AM • futurity
March 12, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: covid-19 viruses touch faces featured health-and-medicine

Baby brains are hardwired to see faces within days of birth

As young as six days old, a baby's brain appears hardwired for seeing faces and places, according to fMRI scans of newborns.

Carol Clark-Emory • futurity
March 3, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: vision brains babies faces science-and-technology

To refocus interviewers, acknowledge facial marks?

To lessen focus on a birthmark, mole, or scar on your face during job interviews, researchers say you might want to bring it up right away.

Amy McCaig-Rice University • futurity
Nov. 14, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: skin faces featured society-and-culture social-lives scar-tissue

1st 2016 presidential debate left women sad and men angry

Facial recognition technology sheds light the emotional reactions of men and women during first presidential debate in 2016.

Anna Varela - Georgia State • futurity
Oct. 10, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: politics gender television emotions faces society-and-culture presidential-elections

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