Tag Archives: AI

Feature article on AI fails

Not sure if AI fails in face recognition covered but looks interesting nevertheless.

Heaven, Douglas The epic robot fails that say AI will never rule the world. New Scientist. 19 December 2017.



Hilarious AI fail

“Robot shelf-stack fail suggests they won’t take our jobs just yet” by HAL 90210


More hilarious news stories about tech fails:


Onya Hal!


Not holding my breath waiting for driverless cars

“Reliably recognising what mental states are encoded in facial expressions or bodily movements is way beyond even cutting-edge tech.”

Want to reliably recognize and interpret these visual stimuli? You need a person, or a normally-functioning human brain, that’s what you need.

Ong, Sandy Give your car a conscience: Why driverless cars need morals. New Scientist. January 7th 2017.

Mind the hype about AI and machine learning

I’m an advocate of the use and hiring of super-recognizers in various work roles and tasks that involve face memory or face recognition, but there are lots of people, some with personal interests and some without, who believe that technology can or will do a better job than humans can. The interesting articles below are probably worth a read if you have an interest in new technology relevant to face processing.

Hooker, Giles Machine learning: What journalists need to know. Sense About Science USA. March 22 2017.


Reese, Hope Top 10 AI failures of 2016. TechRepublic. December 2, 2016.