Via Marginal Revolution: ‘Neural Network Learns To Identify Criminals By Their Faces‘
Of course, if they find the guy who mugged you, that would be great (or before he mugs you, even better, right?), but if there’s an error, or mismanagement of the system, that would be pretty awful.
San Francisco visualized crime data mapped as elevation from a few years back.
I’m guessing we’ll see more case law dealing with this as time goes on.
‘Computational criminology seeks to address criminological problems through the use of applied mathematics, computer science and criminology. Methods include algorithms, data mining, data structures and software development.’
Limited Resources + Potentially Imminent Risk/Harm + Repeat Offenders/Learned Skills + Violence + Lots Of Room For Error = Too Much Practical Upside To Not Adopt Additional Means Of Fighting Crime.
I suppose predictive analytics, big data, and machine learning are really only as good as the people using them.
What was that guy’s name…Nazi/Commie test-tube baby, megalomaniacal psychopathic genius…
One doesn’t merely send a squad car over to nab Max Zorin:
From The Spectator:
— Spectator Culture (@CultureHouse) November 25, 2016
Serra is a quite accomplished modern artist and sculptor often working in the ‘land-art,’ category, or site-specific pieces interacting with the viewer and the natural surroundings. Check out Hyperallergic’s visit to ‘Shift,’ a series of concrete forms he left in an Ontario field.
Here he is discussing a piece of his at 21 West Gagosian, or a densely-packed, carefully measured series of metal forms in a room. What does the viewer experience in this space?:
Is modernism ‘the culture’ now?: