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Can JUGGALO beat facial recognition?

LOOKING FOR A REASON TO BECOME A JUGGALO? Twitter user @tahkion has discovered a new way to beat facial recognition systems, computer programs that analyze images or videos of people’s faces for the purposes of identifying them. In a series of tweets on Saturday, the computer science blogger for WonderHowTo described how the face makeup favored by Juggalos — die-hard fans of the musical group Insane Clown Posse — confuses the systems to the point they can’t accurately identify people.
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Kravenhead
Apparently so.
Hmmmm.... I wonder if that means they'll outlaw wearing clown makeup?
It looks like the tech misidentifies black makeup as shadow. That could completely change the shape of the face. In my opinion, tight security systems should rely on multiple identifiers. For biometric systems that could include facial, fingerprint, retina, and voice.
I'm betting facial recognition will improve over time.

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