The Human Detector (avoiding detection)

Brief description

The user is challenged to push a button without being detected by the machine as a human. If the user is fair skinned it becomes a challenge to do this. Creative means like disguising one self as a painting can lead to success and the user can see a rerun of the video. However, facial recognition algorithm does not recognize well persons with darker skins like the artist who created the game. Hence the technology presents a gain for those who are often discriminated by the same technologies. By changing the rules the artist reverses and subverts experiences with facial recognition technologies in everyday life.


Work that the situation appears in

Title Publication Type Year Creator
The Human Detector Art, Installation art Iyo Bisseck
Who does what?
Aesthetic characteristics
Machine P.O.V
Not machine P.O.V.

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