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December 2019

Disasters and the Burden of Not Knowing

2019-12-13T17:20:05+03:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: Biometrics, Blog|Tags: , , , , |

On December 9th, there was a volcanic eruption on the White Island, NZ. Eight people are confirmed to have lost their lives while twenty people with serious bırns are being treated in various hospitals. Seven are still missing. According to a newspiece appeared on BBC News, spokesman of the family of Julie and Jessica [...]

November 2019

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of AI and VR – The Ugly

2019-12-18T15:41:25+03:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Biometrics, Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

This is where things get to sci-fi level, and borrow heavily from the tech-centered horror movies. Although there is much debate in the scientific and tech community, and even in philosophy circles about whether the potential of AI and the speed of human advancement is blown out of proportion, there are more than a [...]

September 2019

The Birth and Death of an Innovative Idea – 3 “Why Does History Seem Perfect?”

2019-12-03T10:21:54+03:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Biometrics, Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is a question asked by Scott Berkun, in his The Myths of Innovation. The rationale Berkun gives is that history vets out the weaker and the unfit, much like natural selection. In Berkun’s view, what resists time is what resists the conditions. In the previous piece, we discussed the external determiners that influenced [...]

April 2016

Privacy in Biometrics: Why You Should Not Worry About

2019-09-12T17:01:13+03:00April 23rd, 2016|Categories: Biometrics, Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Introduction Biometrics are one of the most commonly discussed security trend right now – due to its dramatic penetration to daily lives, in such short amount of time. From iPhones to fingerprint API of Android Marshmallows, office entrances to stadiums, biometrics – all the more so fingerprint identification – has practically been using in [...]