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The future of fashion may be in AI disguises. While these flashy peices envoke a flair of the 90’s the inspiration is actually anonymity. Would you rather be perceived as a giraffe or a zebra? Cap_able has the fit for you.

We have seen a number of outfits and ideas for anti-surveillance but this might be the first that comes in the form of high fashion. Via CNN:

Coming up with the idea was the easy part. To turn it into reality they first had to find — and later design — the right “adversarial algorithms” to help them create images that would fool facial recognition software. Either they would create the image — of our giraffe, say — and then use the algorithm to adjust it. Or they set the colors, size, and form they wanted the image or pattern to take, and then had the algorithm create it.

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Check out Cap_able for more details and to purchse…you may have to save up.


A real world example of why these sweaters are actually needed:

Madison Square Garden bans Girl Scout troop mom at Christmas Spectacular show at Radio City Music Hall using facial recognition – Time for a CV Dazzle badge for Girl Scouts?


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