What Can We Learn From a Flawed Live Facial Recognition Experiment?
Facial recognition technology can be used to prevent criminal activity. But, in London, one study shows the police system gets it wrong 81 percent of the time.
The Data Breach on the Border Raises Concerns About a 'Smart Wall'
Hackers got access to photos of border crossers and their license plates this week, raising questions about border authorities' plans to collect reams of sensitive biometric information.
Can the Government Force You to Unlock Your Phone?
It's an issue that focuses on the protections granted by the Fifth Amendment.
Should There Be a Global Blueprint for How Governments Handle Biometric Data?
A recent court decision in India could provide some guidelines, but every solution should be based on an individual country's needs, demographics, and history.
The Future of Work: Designing Technology That Makes Us Feel Better at Work
The latest entry in a special project in which business and labor leaders, social scientists, technology visionaries, activists, and journalists weigh in on the most consequential changes in the workplace.