WHY IT MATTERS: Digital Transformation
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#FacialRecognition is good but it is not perfect yet - in fact it is really bad for dark-skinned persons - The two-year fight to stop Amazon from selling face recognition to the #police via @MIT @F...

#FacialRecognition is good but it is not perfect yet - in fact it is really bad for dark-skinned persons - The two-year fight to stop Amazon from selling face recognition to the #police via @MIT @F... | WHY IT MATTERS: Digital Transformation | Scoop.it

In June of 2018, in the midst of all the other letters demanding that the company stop police use of Rekognition, Raji and Buolamwini expanded the Gender Shades audit to encompass its performance. The results, published half a year later in a peer-reviewed paper, once again found huge technical inaccuracies. Rekognition was classifying the gender of dark-skinned women 31.4 percentage points less accurately than that of light-skinned men.

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WHY IT MATTERS: this article presents detailed numbers and references that show facial recognition is not accurate for dark skinned persons and that Amazon technology called rekognition is in use by law enforcement via ring doorbells...

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Software Helps Police Departments Transform to #digital & Keep Cops On The Street via @forbes

Software Helps Police Departments Transform to #digital & Keep Cops On The Street via @forbes | WHY IT MATTERS: Digital Transformation | Scoop.it

Scott Crouch and his college buddies built Mark43 to help police do their job more efficiently and effectively.

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Every industry is being transformed by digital, even those that were not so long ago considered off limit. Great example, the police force, which have systems that date from another era, can now benefit from cheap communication, cloud services, big data and analytics services to deliver mobile police insight and tools using everyday mobile phones and tablets.

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How Google Glass Will Revolutionize 9 Industries

How Google Glass Will Revolutionize 9 Industries | WHY IT MATTERS: Digital Transformation | Scoop.it
Some of them won't survive.
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Very interesting insight, although very thin analysis. I agree healthcare, construction, police, education, travel will be transformed. For sure advertising as well.


But it looks a lot like the internet in the early days; a new information delivery medium. Little emplhasis seems to be placed on collaboration of what was called 2.0. Maybe we'll have glasses 2.0?

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