Central to this nation-building process was the key emphasis on cultivating and creating knowledge, and of the high-level of integrity and commitment of the average American. However, the evolution of the US Public State, as a genuine democracy with the ability to unify mankind on a broad basis, has been derailed consistently, and perhaps irreversibly, by corporate cliques that have taken the US on the path of global conquest and exploitation of the poor but resource-rich countries. This path will eventually lead to USA’s defeat and its rapid and bloody decline in a decade or two, unless, of course, the Americans can bring to book those criminal cabals which currently control, chain and exploit this great nation.
The corporations operate secretly, illegally and without regard for the deeper interests of the people or of humanity. Thus, the exploited countries see the US as a power of unprecedented and unmatched ruthlessness. The US is not only the greatest scientific force in history, but it is also the greatest subversive power ever to afflict this globe.
The neocon movement behind this was funded by a group of wealthy men, who not only wanted to “roll back”, and contain Russia but also to eventually to set up a global US empire.
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170 surveillance cameras on one block! NYC now Camera City. In 2005, the NYCLU counted more than 4,000 street level cameras from the West Village down to Battery Park. The group also found that the 292 cameras along 125th Street in Central Harlem recorded nearly every movement on that busy street. "I would believe the number has dramatically increased" three years later, said Matt Faiella, staff attorney for the NYCLU. The cameras have myriad uses. The NYPD wants to install thousands to protect the city against terrorism. The NYPD's recently released plan to protect the city by installing some 3,000 additional cameras in the city raised concern at the NYCLU because it takes a new step in surveillance by creating a database of license plates and people's movements. The police said the images, including license plate captures, would be erased after 30 days. Because they're continually making new discoveries to increase the effectiveness of surveillance cameras, biometrics, rfid chips, etc., the government may soon be tracking us all.
Research has focused on solutions to solve facial recognition’s weakest operational elements – Age, Pose, Illumination and Expression (known as the APIE problem).
The benefits of holistic 3D approach to face recognition are particularly evident when viewed in the context of mitigating errors in face matching due to subject pose (the angle of the person’s face relative to the camera) and expression (the person’s innate ability to deform their face).
Years of research have been aimed at developing ways in which a computer can not only understand how a human face is composed, but also how to differentiate one face from another. Security features which can now be applied across markets like loss prevention, financial services, law enforcement and security, healthcare, defense and intelligence and a myriad of marketing and customer service applications.