By Michael Krieger | LibertyBlitzkrieg
If you thought that CCTV cameras tracking your every move in public was bad enough, youre going to just love AISight (pronounced eyesight of course). The invention of a Houston, Texas based company called BRS Labs (which stands for Behavioral Recognition Systems) is headed by former secret service special agent John Frazzini, and this Orwellian surveillance platform brings artificial intelligence to all of those creepy cameras that have been installed everywhere around you.
Apparently, this system is currently being installed in Boston, and has already been implemented in Chicago and Washington. In the event you live in these cities, I bet youve never heard of AISight, and more importantly, I bet theres been little to no public debate.
The most disturbing part about this platform is that this artificial intelligence defines what is normal behavior and anything that falls outside of that narrow band can be flagged for pre crime potential. Ultimately, if these things are allowed to proliferate, it will condition humans to behave like zombie automatons fearful that anything interesting or creative might be viewed as criminal.
Whats more, AISight permanently learns and registers when changes in normal behavior occur, so no ongoing programing is required from human operators. In order to do this, it employs a technology known as artificial neural networks, which mimics the function of the human brain.
Whats more, BRS Labs system is extremely easy to implement even across huge, disparate networks of outdated camera equipment. The company claims that it needs maximum of only a few days for the complete hardware and software installation.
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