Facial Recognition: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
John Oliver takes a look at facial recognition technology, how it’s used by private companies and law enforcement, and why it can be dangerous.
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  • Tralfazz74

    Now, you can always attribute racial problems to human bias, but what does it mean when the computers start doing it, too?

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    Ton-that clearly has about as much foresight as his AI

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  • Connor Murray
    Connor Murray

    John you tell government to F off all the time u r definitely British live that guy

  • R Bell
    R Bell

    Since when is buzzfeed a reliable source of info?

  • SaberhagenSalem

    Now, this was almost a year ago weirdly, but I still wonder what happened with that student, from Sri Lanka. Talk about a nightmare. "ehhmm you are wanted for something...What did you do last night!?!! Ehmmm I STUDIED?!??!? Whyyy do you ask?...." - I hope she got some major money, study loans paid for that HUGE MISTAKE. John Oliver makes me aware how scary life is. Yet I keep coming back- you way too appealing baguette of english yet american citizen! You keep reeling us in like willing fishes, flopping in your horrifying dreamscape, that is life! xox

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  • jaspr1999

    Last week a friend of mine, who works at a place that uses facial recognition, ran my face... And came up with Santa photos. Granted, my beard has grown out more than my profile picture, but still... Santa Claus?! Only my facial hair is white/grey, not my hair.

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  • DavidVT23

    4:30 So, that "Senior Research Scientist" at Google? Google fired her for saying that Google was being unethical with how they use their technology...

  • ChriS Dix
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    Please change back to the old background!

  • Dustin Malama
    Dustin Malama

    When you want to look up an episode you saw a while back due to a conversation you had, then you realize it took place in the white void. Good god, we're in hell.

  • Zhepard

    Whats amazing is skynet was originally made for good as a security and early warning system for the US military and then did horrible things.

  • George

    Tbh the 4 countries he named are pretty based

  • David Hand
    David Hand

    Look, I know racism is real and no one is immune, I just want to say that faces with less contrast are more difficult to detect mathematically. It's not necessarily racist algorithms. They can screw it up further, if it's an AI, by training it on racist or highly incomplete data, which the programmers do not necessarily choose, either. Please don't blame all software engineers, we are just trying to figure out and deliver what our (usually idiot) client wants, and we aren't given time or support to consider every possible outcome of our code. We are positively inundated with advice and demands from all corners and we cannot apply it all. Sorry if software is failing you, but it was written by fallible human beings just like you.

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  • I was framed For my parents crimes
    I was framed For my parents crimes

    C’mon John Oliver! You look like a bank teller that somehow achieved sentient reality and is going to rob yourself.I know you’ve seen George Carlin and while you may be looking to steal a shit, you probably just leave a shit. You’re not taking one necessarily but you’re definitely leaving one!

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    Richard Wong

    I swear I've seen a clip of the Late Show with Stephen Colbert calling Steve Mnuchin 'Evil John Oliver" lol that must've been the start of all the running jokes about him

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    John Oliver is so much more enjoyable without an obnoxious American audience

  • Bryan Rodriguez
    Bryan Rodriguez

    Did he not process the fact that skynet was behind the literal apocalypse?

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  • cityraildude

    Please show this video to all the anti-maskers

  • Froward Thinker
    Froward Thinker

    What exactly is wrong with arresting rioters?

  • Top OfTheLine
    Top OfTheLine

    make no mistake I think this is b*******. But in my opinion here's the problem.they already have this technology there gonna use it regardless of what any of us say or speak up about or anything. there is nothing we can do about it. they will never let us do something about it. We think we have a say but we don't

  • Top OfTheLine
    Top OfTheLine

    ill walk around with a clown nose or a mask on , so that way they could never identify me at all now. not even with cameras

  • Zahra Abdullahi
    Zahra Abdullahi

    Face masks. Problem solved.

  • The Postal dude
    The Postal dude

    This could be called "the cost of progress"

  • Kantb Tamed
    Kantb Tamed

    Police get good info all the time that can prevent crime but they don’t act on it so this is just a way to surveil the populace.

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  • Nitin K
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    Even self drive cars do not recognize people of color

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  • Gabriel Flamerich
    Gabriel Flamerich

    Does John Oliver know how facial recognition works?

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  • Tim DeGraw
    Tim DeGraw

    Wow, "Defund the Police"?? I expect better from this show.....

  • Tim DeGraw
    Tim DeGraw

    If they put together an AI program that scans faces and then targets any that are found to have outstanding warrants, I would GLADLY welcome its introduction everywhere it is physically possible to do so. Literally if you have nothing to hide, there's zero concern for overreach. The fact that they use it at protests makes no difference whatsoever (having a warrant and going to a social justice protest does not in any way negate your warrant...)

  • MegadethTillDeth

    Hilarious. The age of unaccountability is coming to an end, whether you like it or not. Hope you've prepared.

  • Robin Mork
    Robin Mork

    Scanning a face for law enforcement purposes is a miranda right violation. Cant read miranda rights to a photo. Even worse than this is the collection of fingerprints and dna in motels which by the way they are doing.

  • Cheryn English
    Cheryn English

    9 months later, Texas is allowing people to not wear masks even though covid is far from over. sinister. are they just wanting to be able to see who you are without a mask. I'm looking at you, Houston, have 80% supercovid.

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  • jeaniebird

    When wearing masks first became a thing, I was at the self checkout of my local grocery store with some guy using the kiosk next to me. I paid him no mind as the clerk was helping me with some issue. Next thing I know, the clerk that was helping me, noticed the guy next to us, never paid for the $80 worth of alcohol! He just rang it all up, then walked out without paying! I thought that guy wouldn't get away with the crime because he had to scan his ID, but the clerk informed me that the computer ONLY checks for eligibility and does not record any information. That's when I realized this mask thing is now going to work well for those who don't want their face being seen for whatever reason...

  • Peyton Wisdom
    Peyton Wisdom

    I can't believe he is down with defunding the police. I thought he had a lot of common sense and a good grasp on the world. Yikes

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  • Jordan Callicott
    Jordan Callicott

    Police use protests to scan for out standing warrants but not one cop said hey let's try this again at a Santa parade or St. Patrick's day parade. Sounds fishy to me and by fishy I mean f××cling racist.

  • FootLucy1013

    i told someone about the incident at 5:50 and he saw no problem with it. we dont talk anymore

  • David Post
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  • Robert Boesch
    Robert Boesch

    Sorry I tuned out once you said that it is sinister using FR to find people with outstanding warrants at protests because that violates their right to peacefully assemble. (5:30)

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  • Senshi Tonomori
    Senshi Tonomori

    I feel like after the capital riots we have now come to a new level and a brand new discussion about this

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    Austin Ghost14

    I love how this show has been able to adapt with the pandemic. However it doesn’t have the same vibe without an audience.

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