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Yangsky's cognitive vision solutions cover the spectrum from applications that allow end users to use webcams for visual tasks such as flame detection, bar code reading, home security, and allow enterprisers to use industrial video cameras for visual tasks such as traffic monitoring, fire alarm, and visual tracking. posted by chavenet (6 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite

 
Usually technology replaces the drudgery of jobs humans didn't really want to do in the first place.

But in this case... something something cold dead hands!!!
posted by hincandenza at 3:58 PM on February 18, 2011 [1 favorite]


something something cold dead hands!!!

There's a filter for that
posted by qxntpqbbbqxl at 5:06 PM on February 18, 2011


Wait, what?
posted by OverlappingElvis at 5:28 PM on February 18, 2011


Wait, what?
posted by OverlappingElvis at 8:28 PM on February 18 [+] [!]


Eponysterical!
posted by ZenMasterThis at 6:11 PM on February 18, 2011


Yang has a computational theory of cognition. Apparently, he started out the lone wolf in the wilderness, now becoming recognized. It's a compelling story.
posted by Brian B. at 8:58 PM on February 18, 2011 [1 favorite]


The guy reads like an absolute crackpot, but he's apparently managed to operationalize his ideas, which is impressive. He doesn't show any examples of detecting an absence of porn in his filter, though, which might point to a problem with false positives.
posted by topynate at 2:01 PM on February 19, 2011


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