Street View Face Blurring

A recent update to the Street View images of Manhattan has added a new feature designed to protect the privacy of innocent people wandering the streets. So what is this incredible new technology? Why, it’s automatic blurry faces of course! The new system is designed to detect faces in the street view images and blur them out, so everyone looks like they’ve been watching The Ring. Due to the vast amount of data involved here, the system is fully automatic – which fortunately for us, appears to be prone to making mistakes! For example, it’s not just real…

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