Shopping might be about to get pretty creepy. Walmart, it seems, is branching out into the business of facial recognition technology. Apparently, the grocery store giant is seeking ways to identify whether a customer is unhappy or dissatisfied, and then sending staff in to deal with them before they are able to register a complaint.
According to reports, Walmart has filed a patent that seeks to develop facial recognition technology by scanning customers as they wait in line for the cashier. The footage will then be fed into a computer, which will assess how each person is feeling. If the system judges a customer to be sad or unhappy, then the right staff members will be alerted, and the problem dealt with.
The company insists that this technology is entirely focused on improving thei
Citizen journalist, William Bentley Blackburn, attended a Bar-B-Q organized by Moveon.Org June 25, 2017 at Piedmont Park of Atlanta, Georgia.
In attendance was Defense Attorney Jerold Griggs, vice president of NAACP.
Specifically, Blackburn was asking questions about planned protest, and platforms that they were in support of.
Griggs wanted to specify some form of action would be encouraged if there there is no vote for recess in regards to health care which is scheduled to be voted upon before July 4th.
"There is definetly going to be a protest around health care, if they do not get a vote for recess." says Griggs.
The two interviewed went on to say that they were in support of platforms including criminal justice reform, decriminalization of marijuana, gender equality, and. mo...
Earlier this morning, prior to the Free Speech Rally in Washington, D.C., there was an image being passed around that had some believing that Mike Cernovich had solicited protesters to disrupt another Rally scheduled in the area. B Rich of iCitizenNews was on the ground and asked about the matter.
"Obviously, a parody accound", said Cernovich. He said this regards to the post from @LagBeachAntifa.
"As a lawyer, I wouldn't put something like that in writing"
Washington State Senator Jim Honeyford introduced SENATE BILL 5941 after seeing property damage caused by May Day demonstrators in Portland and Olympia. But he says he’s considered raising the issue for years.
“This bill started a long time ago,” said Honeyford, who began thinking about it shortly after the 1999 WTO protests in Seattle. The bill can be found in it entirety below
SENATE BILL 5941
AN ACT Relating to prohibiting the use of a mask, hood, or device under certain conditions; adding a new section to chapter 9.91 RCW; creating a new section; prescribing penalties; providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. The legislature finds that a threat to the public safety and welfare exists due
The Fully funded event hijackers are back. This time with their own event, a march to impeach Trump from office. Here is the list of "Crimes" they think he should be removed for.
-Signed Executive Orders that have banned Muslim Americans, immigrants & refugees from entering the country, installed white supremacist Steve Bannon to the National Security Council, rolled back Dodd-Frank regulations, reinstated the Global Gag Rule regarding abortion, and set about building his infamous wall along the border with Mexico payed for with taxpayer money.
-Filled his cabinet with a cadre of billionaires, Goldman Sachs execs, multi-millionares & unqualified individuals to run important government departments such as Dept. of Labor,
The information below was sent to President Lyndon Johnson on March 22, 1964. Shortly after receiving this letter, he signed a bill to start the, short lived, National Commission on Technology, Automation, and Economic Progress.
THIS statement is written in the recognition that mankind is at a historic conjuncture which demands a fundamental re-examination of existing values and institutions. At this time three separate and mutually reinforcing revolutions are taking place:
THE CYBERNATION REVOLUTION: A new era of production has begun. Its principles of organization are as different from those of the industrial era as those of the industrial era were different from the agricultural. The cybernation revolution has been brought about by the combination of the computer and the a
A judge in Minnesota, America, has granted cops a search warrant to direct Google to provide personal details about anyone searching for a specific name.
Tony Webster, who describes himself as a web engineer, public records researcher, and policy nerd, published a portion of the warrant out of concern that administrative subpoenas and search warrants are being used for what amounts to fishing expeditions.
Under the Fourth Amendment, searches and seizures must be reasonable and as such are generally limited in their scope, to balance privacy expectations. At issue is whether a warrant for the Google account data of anyone searching for a given term is unconstitutionally broad.
For Hennepin County Judge Gary Larson at least, the warrant was adequate.
According to the warrant, seen ...
Actor Shia LaBeouf has brought his anti-Trump performance-art piece to The Historic El Rey Theater Albuquerque, New Mexico on Saturday.
The Albuquerque Journal reported that LaBeouf, along with two others, brought the 24-hour live-streaming camera performance piece to Albuquerque. The camera was mounted to a wall with the message: "He will not divide us," referring to President Trump.
The artists want people to go up to the camera and repeat the phrase.
LaBeouf told the Journal: "We are anti the normalization of division. That's it. The rest of the info is right there, chief, I got nothing else to say to you."
The Journal reported the project drew a group of a several dozen people as officers nearby had no intention of getting involved in the peaceful event.
LaBeouf was arr