Internet Archive: Introducing Face-O-Matic, experimental Slack alert system tracking Trump & congressional leaders on TV news

Internet Archive: Introducing Face-O-Matic, experimental Slack alert system tracking Trump & congressional leaders on TV news. “Working with Matroid, a California-based start up specializing in identifying people and objects in images and video, the Internet Archive’s TV News Archive today releases Face-O-Matic, an experimental public service that alerts users via a Slack app whenever the faces of President Donald Trump and congressional leaders appear on major TV news cable channels: CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and the BBC. The alerts include hyperlinks to the actual TV news footage on the TV News Archive website, where the viewer can see the appearances in context of the entire broadcast, what comes before and what after.”

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