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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    harness the pain LOOOOOOOOOL

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    This is absolutely terrifying!

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    Weren’t they Freddie gray riots not “protests”

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  • T Lindsay
    T LindsayDag siden

    The amount of respect I have lost for your work after finding out you’re associated with the next for autism event is astronomical. If you can’t do the one google search it takes to listen to autistic voices on this matter, then I dont trust you to properly research your stories. Nothing about us, without us!

  • Mr. Raccoon
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    the fuck’s up with ur hair?

  • Xiaran
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    when facebook and google think its bad, you know its really bad @_@.

  • Caleb Di Biase
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    Ok I am gonna make a point People say "its a sacrifice to protect the community, I'm not gonna break the law so it's no problem" but 200 years ago it was illegal to be coloured, how can you trust the enforcers so much to accept their total control, we can already see how they use it in China, what if one of the western governments goes authoritarian? The future of freedom is grim

  • Leeann Gudzinowicz
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    Did that AI just returned images in a search of someone who was a minor at the time?! Wtfffffff

  • mike frain
    mike frain6 dager siden

    Google and it workers make me laugh. They get all upset about it being used in the U.S....However the company cooperates with many oppressive regimes in the world with this type of software in order to make sure they keep adding to their 500 billion cash pile. The whistle blowers should have walked out long ago if they felt that using Facial Recognition software at all was a violation of human rights.

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    even white technology says "na they all look the same"

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    Bruh "White guy - no problem" is my next tattoo XDDD

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    Things you got to love: The British police saying “Well, we know those people that did atrocious things might be planning to do atrocious things. But we kinda fucked up and the thing still happened. Anyway great reason to be become a 1984 like dystopia.”

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    the skynet bit sounded like an onion news segment

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    20:59 that smile

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    Someone needs to firebomb Clearview buildings. 🔥 Ever since this story Australia has increased its facial recognition cameras in public and programs and scraping of information online. No one has said anything but you know breech of basic privacy.

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    "The NYPD Has Misled The Public About Its Use Of Facial Recognition Tool Clearview AI" who's not surprised

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  • Barry Wilson
    Barry Wilson15 dager siden

    I liked the movie Deja vu very much. So FU Oliver. But I am still a fan

  • Tralfazz74
    Tralfazz7415 dager siden

    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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    Well, this issue at 21:10 surely has turned out contradictory in spirit when it comes to the douche bag insurrectionists and their riot.

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    Stoodmuffin Personal16 dager siden

    Socities having that technology, and anti gay/trans laws, sounds like an ever living nightmare

  • John
    John17 dager siden

    I don't mind Cameras all around so they can track a Crime, i'm not so sure about Facial Recognition if it doesn't work Great.

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  • Connor Murray
    Connor Murray21 dag siden

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

  • R Bell
    R Bell21 dag siden

    Since when is buzzfeed a reliable source of info?

  • SaberhagenSalem
    SaberhagenSalem21 dag siden

    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
    jaspr199922 dager siden

    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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    Alba Spire24 dager siden

    Was ‘t Woody Harrelson’s dad a hitman? Maybe he had another son who turned to beer related crimes

  • DavidVT23
    DavidVT2325 dager siden

    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
    ChriS Dix25 dager siden

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    callie hilton26 dager siden

    Please change back to the old background!

  • Dustin Malama
    Dustin Malama26 dager siden

    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
    Zhepard26 dager siden

    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
    George26 dager siden

    Tbh the 4 countries he named are pretty based

  • David Hand
    David Hand27 dager siden

    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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    Jellyskink27 dager siden

    Find Face is just the HunieBee from Hunie Pop... Jesus, it actually exists (((╹д╹;)))

  • I was framed For my parents crimes
    I was framed For my parents crimes27 dager siden

    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
    Richard Wong29 dager siden

    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

  • fumes des péterds
    fumes des péterdsMåned siden

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

  • Bryan Rodriguez
    Bryan RodriguezMåned siden

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

  • Christian Ehrnsperger
    Christian EhrnspergerMåned siden

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    Please show this video to all the anti-maskers

  • Froward Thinker
    Froward ThinkerMåned siden

    What exactly is wrong with arresting rioters?

  • Top OfTheLine
    Top OfTheLineMåned siden

    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 OfTheLineMåned siden

    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 AbdullahiMåned siden

    Face masks. Problem solved.

  • The Postal dude
    The Postal dudeMåned siden

    This could be called "the cost of progress"

  • Kantb Tamed
    Kantb TamedMåned siden

    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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    as if my targeted ads weren’t already specific enough

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

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    The Bad Russian AccentMåned siden

    i love this show very much, but the way his eyes stare into my soul make me feel empty and hopeless. is his really satan in a unassuming flesh suit? does he plan to fill us with lies and lead us into hell? questions to ponder another day perhaps!

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    The WI. DMV forced me to remove my prescription sunglasses for the facial ID photo & now I am BLIND!

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    Does John Oliver know how facial recognition works?

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