[FoRK] Surveillance as quality control

Greg Bolcer gbolcer at gmail.com
Tue Dec 3 14:28:30 PST 2013

He says "partner" instead of husband or wife which makes me think it's a 
commercial plant.  He's describing his own personal experience, but he 
marketizes his words.


On 12/3/2013 2:07 PM, Dave Long wrote:
>> Basket is relatively
>> shallow and bar/2D codes are designed for top-reading so that you just
>> pass
>> the basket under a camera before packing the parts so the system can
>> cross-check the items against the packing list
> cf
> http://hackaday.com/2013/11/23/oscar-updates-your-grocery-list-from-the-trash/
> comments include speculation on applications of facial recognition...
> -Dave
> (In the far-off days before automation, there existed things called
> "spouses" which could stereotypically be relied upon to provide
> well-after-the-fact quality control)
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