Facial recognition software is creepy, unless it’s anticipating your every need, in which case MOAR PLZ. Like this vending machine installed in a South Africa airport. It sensed yawns of sleepy fliers and dispensed a free cup o’ joe as a promotion for Dutch roaster Douwe Egberts:
Watching the people who hadn’t yawned get confused about the coffee machine feels kind of cruel, but whatever. The 210-some tired people who got their free coffee figured it out. Now all we have to do is suss out a way to transport the coffee-yawn machine from South Africa to my kitchen.
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