Thursday, December 22, 2016

AI challenge: telling identical twins apart for driving license

WBAY - Twins denied driver’s permit because DMV can’t tell them apart - October 23, 2015

"...twins got (drivers license) denied by the DMV, all because a camera could not tell one girl from the other...That computer can recognize faces, a feature that comes in handy if somebody’s is trying to get an illegal ID It apparently is not programmed to detect twins..."

Face recognition failure: Georgia DMV denies twins' permit 'cause computer sees them as one — RT America
Photo published for Georgia twins denied driver’s permit because DMV can’t tell them apart

Maybe Microsoft Research already has a solution?

Microsoft Tries To Guess Relatives With "Twins or Not" - Slashdot

Are you twins?

Raspberry Pi's Linux Pixel @ old PCs, Macs

Raspberry Pi's gorgeous Pixel desktop can now reinvigorate old PCs and Macs | PCWorld

Pixel (Pi Improved Xwindows Environment, Lightweight) is a Linux desktop experience based on Debian Linux...
The great thing about the Pixel desktop is that it can run on almost anything—especially older hardware. To run Pixel you’ll need at least 512 Megabytes of RAM..."

pixel desktop