Turning Ghosts into Humans: Surveillance as an Instrument of Social Engineering in Xinjiang

Wrists and ankles strapped into a restraining “tiger chair,” a man is used as a subject with which to “train” artificial intelligence-assisted facial recognition technology to detect states of emotion. Minute changes in facial expression are analyzed by the facial recognition technology to determine whether the test subject possesses a “negative mindset” or a heightened … Continue reading Turning Ghosts into Humans: Surveillance as an Instrument of Social Engineering in Xinjiang