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This AI publicly shames politicians, but don’t laugh just yet

06/07/2021

A Belgian artist has devised a novel way to catch misbehaving politicians: automatically tagging the rogues who use their phones at work. Dries Depoorter is using AI to monitor YouTube videos of Flemish government meetings. When the stream starts, his software uses machine learning to find phones in the footage, and...
A Belgian artist has devised a novel way to catch misbehaving politicians: automatically tagging the rogues who use their phones at work. Dries Depoorter is using AI to monitor YouTube videos of Flemish government meetings. When the stream starts, his software uses machine learning to find phones in the footage, and facial recognition to identify politicians using the devices. Videos of the distracted lawmakers are then posted to the Twitter and Instagram accounts of the project, for a bit of good old public shaming. Dear distracted @JanJambon, pls stay focused! pic.twitter.com/sYU3VDfluz — The Flemish Scrollers (@FlemishScroller) July 5, 2021 As…This story continues at The Next Web
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