• Endmaker
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    223 months ago

    They can simply count which products are being sold more / run out of stock more quickly.

    (But I get that they probably bought into the hype of AI)

    • ComradeSharkfucker
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      73 months ago

      It doesn’t store your personal face but it can detect what you are most interested in buying giving corporations better data on how products should be priced. I still think it’s gross

      • @dave@feddit.uk
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        53 months ago

        More importantly, it gives them demographic information (sex, age, race, etc). Can’t get that from just sales figures.

        • @mosiacmango@lemm.ee
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          73 months ago

          Get that good surge pricing going for everything.

          You look drunk? Prices go up 30% while they flash booze ads at you.

          Stoned? Cheetos are 250%. Two giddy teenagers looking for condoms? Price them sky high motherfucker!!

    • @orcaOPA
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      33 months ago

      The company apparently uses AI to process faces to determine gender, approximate age and mood in order to try and figure out which products the person might want.

      I learned this while trying to find tech specs for uhhh… research purposes.