AI-powered video technology is becoming ubiquitous, tracking our faces and bodies through stores, offices, and public spaces. In some countries, the technology constitutes a powerful new layer of policing and government surveillance.
The trick could conceivably let crooks hide from security cameras, or offer dissidents a way to dodge government scrutiny
The researchers showed that the image they designed can hide a whole person from an AI-powered computer-vision system. They demonstrated it on a popular open-source object recognition system
YOLO: Real-Time Object Detection: You only look once (YOLO)
is a state-of-the-art, real-time object detection system. See [https://pjreddie.com/darknet/yolov2/]
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