Notes from the Electronic Cottage 11/16/17

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Cars with whizbang technology are much in the news these days, and while the tech is pretty amazing and getting lots of attention, what isn’t getting nearly as much attention is how these new digital cars are going to affect our relationship to them. It’s another case of tech outstripping law and culture. Here are some reasons why.

We also mentioned in passing how many photos from drivers licenses, as well as other unexpected sources, have found their way into a huge facial recognition database- “really huge,” as someone might say on Twiter. More info at