55. Facial recognition technology and human recognition. One might say that the recognition computers approximate what humans do in recognition, and that the  difference is currently one of degree, not one of kind. This way of thinking encourages the view that if the scientists have more information about how humans recognize, then it would seem inevitable that they could, in principle, design a computer that recognizes as we humans do. It is only a matter of time, apparently, before this happens.

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