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Facial Recognition Failures are Dangerous
- A False Facial Recognition Match Sent This Innocent Black Man, Nijeer Parks to Jail
- Another Arrest, and Jail Time, Due to a Bad Facial Recognition Match
- Faulty Facial Recognition Led to His Arrest—Now He’s Suing: Michael Oliver is the second Black man found to be wrongfully arrested by Detroit police because of the technology—and his lawyers suspect there are many more.
- Facial recognition fails on race, government study says: A US government study suggests facial recognition algorithms are far less accurate at identifying African-American and Asian faces compared to Caucasian faces.
- ACLU: Face Recognition Technology
- Facial Recognition Technology (Part 1): Its Impact on our Civil Rights and Liberties
- Ocasio-Cortez Probes How Facial Recognition Technology Can ‘Exacerbate’ Racism
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- NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s NY Cyber Fellows program is an elite, affordable part-time online MS in Cybersecurity in partnership with New York City Cyber Command, with a curriculum designed in cooperation with elite corporate partners.
- Being ‘Indistractable’ Will Be the Skill of the Future: How the difference between traction and distraction could transform your productivity by Nir Eyal
- The cannabis plant revolutionising homes of the future
- The fight to improve food security: Global food insecurity is increasing with every year due to the combined threats of climate change, population growth, poverty and rising costs.
- Bosses turn to ‘tattleware’ to keep tabs on employees working from home
- Studying: what students do vs. what works (and why)
- How to study effectively by Paul Penn
- Forget cramming, ditch the highlighter, and stop passively rereading.
- The psychology of learning offers better tactics.
- Memory is fundamentally reconstructive, as opposed to reproductive.
- When studying, it’s not what you think you know that matters, but rather what you can prove you know.
- The benefits of retrieval practice are not simply limited to facts; they also extend to concepts and the transfer of knowledge from one domain to another.
Assignment #3 Debriefing
Do: Assignment #04: Due before Thurs. Sept. 30, 2021 6pm EST
- Download the Assignment
- Important: Make sure to read and understand the instructions on how to handle the protected PDF
- If you have any issues completing all parts of every question on the assignment, e-mail me with the question # and the specifics you need assistance with.
- No late assignments will be accepted.
- Memorize these Bit Patterns of Often Used Subnet Mask Values (pdf)
Read / Watch / Do
- Study for Quiz 1 and Exam 1
- Practice subnetting
- Do the Written Labs, Chapters 1-5
- Answer the Review Questions from Chapters 1-5
- Do not submit your answers for this chapter. The answers are in Appendix.
Make sure to always have access to a calculator which has an Exponent function (^key) ( xy ) for every class.