Coronavirus masks are thwarting facial recognition systems. So, of course, people are building training sets from your lockdown-wear selfies



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People’s face-mask selfies scraped from the internet: Face masks are a common sight right now, depending on where you live, as people slip them on to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. That’s a problem for facial-recognition systems, which struggle to identify people with most of their faces obscured.

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