Amazon says its Rekognition facial recognition software can now identify fear and seven other emotions including, happy, sad, angry, surprised, disgusted, calm and confused. What Amazon is not telling you is that facial recognition when combined with other data will be able, in short order, to take a pretty good guess about lying, cheating, jealousy, and other emotions that you do your best to hide with your "poker face." Lie detectors are so last century.
If Libra and Calibra are successful, Facebook will have control of information (Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram), weaponized information (a virtual military), and currency (Libra). I’m pretty sure that makes Facebook the largest government on earth.
Techlash has been brewing for years. No one should be surprised that “Break up big tech!” is a major talking point for many 2020 presidential hopefuls. But how, exactly, would this be accomplished? And, what would the world look like in the aftermath?
Shelly Palmer talks with Paula Newton about big tech regulations and breaking up big tech corporations like Google and Amazon on CNN’s Quest Means Business. Airdate: June 14, 2019.
On Thursday’s edition of CNN’s Quest Means Business, Shelly Palmer and Richard Quest discuss the growing concerns about whether Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg has too much power over Facebook. Original Airdate: May 30, 2019.