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How to Crochet your Way to Fool Facial Recognition

02 Apr 2012


Lately the artistic community in several countries has taken interest in how to avoid facial recognition using masks made from different materials. One of the most recent attempts has been done by Howie Woo, a Canadian artist and cartoon illustrator who uses yarn as a different an entertaining material to avoid facial recognition.

Mask
 

He calls it Anti-Facial Recognition System and a funny video showing how it works (or doesn’t work) can be found in the following links:

http://woowork.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/in-yo-face-facial-recognition.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdLu-IP9bnU&feature=player_embedded

Thanks to Lisa Thomas for sending these images of a related idea about knitting to protect your privacy while surfing the Net.

Original images can be found at http://www.nidokidos.org/

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