Category biometrics

Jihad John And The Future Of The Biometrics Terror Hunt; Identity Management A Disruptive Force For Intelligence Community, Law Enforcement

Jihad John And The Future Of The Biometrics Terror Hunt; Identity Management A Disruptive Force For Intelligence Community, Law Enforcement http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com “Jihad John And The Future Of The Biometrics Terror Hunt,” — that’s the title of an article on this morning’s (Feb.27, 2015) DefenseOne website by Patrick Tucker. The field of biometrics has been a […]

The ‘Invisibility Cloak’ That Hides You From Thermal Imaging: Material That Mimics Cuttlefish Skin Could Conceal Soldiers From Infrared Light — Harry Potter’s Invisibility Cloak May Be Here Sooner Than Thought

The ‘Invisibility Cloak’ That Hides You From Thermal Imaging: Material That Mimics Cuttlefish Skin Could Conceal Soldiers From Infrared Light — Harry Potter’s Invisibility Cloak May Be Here Sooner Than Thought http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Richard Grey, writing in the February 24, 2015 edition of London’s TheDailyMailOnline, says “scientists have developed a new, adhesive material — based on […]

The Face Detection Algorithm Set To Revolutionize Image Search: ‘Deep Dense’ Software Spot Faces In Images — Even If Partially Hidden, Or UPSIDE DOWN

The Face Detection Algorithm Set To Revolutionize Image Search: ‘Deep Dense’ Software Spot Faces In Images — Even If Partially Hidden, Or UPSIDE DOWN http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Review, had a February 16, 2015 article with the title above. The subtitle, goes as follows: “The ability to spot faces from any angle, […]

7 Surprising Biometric Identification Methods: Everything From Your Smell, To Your Ears, Can Be Used To Prove That You — Are Really You

7 Surprising Biometric Identification Methods: Everything From Your Smell, To Your Ears, Can Be Used To Prove That You — Are Really You http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com The field of biometrics and identity management has been undergoing disruptive and revolutionary change the past decade, as staying hidden and/or undercover is becoming increasingly difficult. DNA-shedding, Iris and facial recognition, […]

2015 Predictions: Social Instability in Russia, Iran Achieves Nuclear “Break-Out” Capability, Virtual Reality Comes Into Its Own, The Internet of Things Becomes The Internet of Threats, Quantum Computing And Artificial Intelligence

2015 Predictions: Social Instability in Russia, Iran Achieves Nuclear “Break-Out” Capability, Virtual Reality Comes Into Its Own, The Internet of Things Becomes The Internet of Threats, Quantum Computing And Artificial Intelligence http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Will Israel Conduct A Pre-Emptive Strike Against Iran’s Nuclear Facilities? If the Israeli election in March is as mixed as these authors foresee; […]

The Military Wants Smarter Insect Spy Drones

The Military Wants Smarter Insect Spy Drones http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Patrick Tucker, writing in the December 23, 2014 website, DefenseOne.com, notes that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) “put out a broad agency announcement this week, seeing software solutions to help drones fly better — in tight, enclosed environments. The Fast, Lightweight Autonomy Program (FLA) , […]

CIA Reorganization Would Be Risky

Letters To The Editor CIA Reorganization Would Be Risky http://www.washingtonpost.com/ opinions/cia-reorganization- would-be-risky/2014/11/21/ ae76af58-7108-11e4-a2c2- 478179fd0489_story.html November 21 CIA Director John Brennan’s consideration of breaking up the operational and analytical directorates of the Central Intelligence Agency in order to create “centers” that would place clandestine operatives and intelligence analysts side by side would do great harm to […]