Articles By Jim Nash

Jim Nash is a business journalist. His byline has appeared in The New York Times, Investors Business Daily, Robotics Business Review and other publications. You can find Jim on LinkedIn.

Makers of consumer electronics who address accessibility typically work on vision aids, but people who cannot adequately control their arms…

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‘Lashing together’ biometrics development for the US intelligence community

Coordination of effort in the federal government has not been in vogue for four years, but one segment of the…

 

Big IR dataset compiled for training face biometric systems

The U.S. Army has created a public, 500,000-image dataset that officers hope will lead to better low-light facial recognition systems….

 

Close-set eyes, thin mouth, sharp nose — AI sums your face for political affiliation

A researcher claims he can divine the politics of individuals using a facial recognition algorithm. The biometric algorithm, applied by…

 

Facial recognition alone won’t be too much help against new digital attacks this year — report

Like most other facets of the nation’s reality, its digital life is forecast to be trickier this year than last…

 

Biometrics researchers play too fast and loose with flashy findings — study

As a rule, the more huffery in coverage of exciting biometric research, the more puffery will be found when really…

 

Absolutely need to have the last word? Microsoft patents way to stuff you into a chatbot

A new patent promises a future in which the personality of any person living, dead or fictional can live on…

 

New York proposes a narrow biometrics privacy law

The list of states unwilling or unable to wait for the federal government to create nationwide biometric privacy laws continues…

 

REAL ID law quietly passes with a possible win for government watchdogs

Among the many disparate provisions in the federal appropriations act signed into law last month was an updated REAL ID…

 

New York State suspends school biometric surveillance

Deciding that the use of facial recognition in schools it too risky — at least politically — New York Governor…

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