My report card at the end of my first grade of school indicated, “David reads widely and understandingly.” I have had more than 75 additional years of experience at that activity, and it is a very pleasurable part of my life. Recently I read a short article that I want to share with you, How A.I. Ate the Colonel (Chang, 3/28/2019).
China is in the process of implementing a facial recognition system that contains every person in China. The system is now good enough to be widely used, both for surveillance purposes and for everyday transactions in stores. Here is a quote from Chang’s article: