Are Face-Detection Cameras Racist? – Time Magazine Article

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Joz Wang

When Joz Wang and her brother bought their mom a Nikon Coolpix S630 digital camera for Mother’s Day last year, they discovered what seemed to be a malfunction. Every time they took a portrait of each other smiling, a message flashed across the screen asking, “Did someone blink?” No one had. “I thought the camera was broken!” Wang, 33, recalls. But when her brother posed with his eyes open so wide that he looked “bug-eyed,” the messages stopped.

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Silicon Power announces 128GB CF Card

January 2010: Worldclass flash memory manufacturer Silicon Power today announces the world’s first 400X Compact Flash (CF) card with 128GB of storage capacity. Announcing their 600X CF card not long ago for the ultimate performance, the 400X CF card is designed to offer the ultimate storage capacity while not compromising on performance, featuring a write speed of up to 90MB/sec. It is the largest storage capacity CF card to date!

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PhotoComment Magazine January 2010 Issue 11

Welcome to the new year! We announce the winner of the 2009 Year End Photo Competition! Read about the latest camera releases at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Our Professional Portfolio is by Nicholas Huisman who took this month’s cover image! We send a Sony Alpha 500 to South America. Enjoy! http://archive.photocomment.co.za/magazine/back-issues/