Archives by date
You are browsing the site archives by date.
Worldcoin: large scale retina scans in exchange for worthless crypto
By kirchner on April 7, 2022
I honestly am struggling with this, but somehow these articles are not an April Fool’s joke: MIT Tech Review: https://www.technologyreview.com/2022/04/06/1048981/worldcoin-cryptocurrency-biometrics-web3/ Buzzfeed: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/richardnieva/worldcoin-crypto-eyeball-scanning-orb-problems Surreal as this may sound, there is, actually, a Crypto company, with real employees, who have built a handheld “Orb,” which they are bringing around the world, scanning the retinas of as many […]