Someone scraped 40,000 Tinder selfies to make a facial dataset for AI experiments – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Tinder users have many motives for uploading their likeness to the dating app. But contributing a facial biometric to a downloadable dataset for training convolutional neural networks probably wasn’t top of their list when they […]

Yik Yak shuts down after Square paid $1 million for its engineers – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Yik Yak cofounders Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington published a farewell note to users on Friday, announcing they would shut down their once-popular anonymous social network this week. The app allowed people to connect […]