China is Using Facial Recognition Trash Bins to Make Sure People Recycle

New weird and sometimes worrying applications of facial recognition appear to be cropping up in China every other week. One of the latest uses might seem particularly odd. In Beijing, facial recognition technology is now being deployed in trash bins. Why? The face scanners come as part of a nascent government-led scheme to make sure … Continue reading China is Using Facial Recognition Trash Bins to Make Sure People Recycle