42 min

Why Clearview AI's Facial Recognition is a Privacy Nightmare The Engadget Podcast

    • Technology

All of our fears around facial recognition technology are coming true thanks to a little known startup called ClearView AI. This week, Devindra and Cherlynn dive into how ClearView works, and what unchecked access to powerful facial recognition means for the future of privacy. (It's good for cops, not so much everybody else!)

Also, managing editor Terrence O'Brien joins to break down how Billy Eilish recorded a Grammy-winning album in a spare bedroom. It's all yet another milestone for DIY home audio production.

Links:
- NYT: The secretive company that might end privacy as we know it: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/18/technology/clearview-privacy-facial-recognition.html?auth=login-email&login=email
- Billy Eilish proved anyone can have Grammy-winning gear: https://www.engadget.com/2020/01/27/billie-eilish-grammy-2020-bedroom-studio-logic-pro-x/
-What to buy if you want to start producing music at home: https://www.engadget.com/2020/01/29/beginner-home-music-studio-bedroom-producer-guide/

All of our fears around facial recognition technology are coming true thanks to a little known startup called ClearView AI. This week, Devindra and Cherlynn dive into how ClearView works, and what unchecked access to powerful facial recognition means for the future of privacy. (It's good for cops, not so much everybody else!)

Also, managing editor Terrence O'Brien joins to break down how Billy Eilish recorded a Grammy-winning album in a spare bedroom. It's all yet another milestone for DIY home audio production.

Links:
- NYT: The secretive company that might end privacy as we know it: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/18/technology/clearview-privacy-facial-recognition.html?auth=login-email&login=email
- Billy Eilish proved anyone can have Grammy-winning gear: https://www.engadget.com/2020/01/27/billie-eilish-grammy-2020-bedroom-studio-logic-pro-x/
-What to buy if you want to start producing music at home: https://www.engadget.com/2020/01/29/beginner-home-music-studio-bedroom-producer-guide/

42 min

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