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Why You So Racist, Hewitt-Packard? [Vid]

Hits: 18500 | Rating: (3.6) | Category: Funny | Added by: Matwix_2004
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Ashley8375
Female, 13-17, Midwest US
 12 Posts
Thursday, December 31, 2009 11:02:53 PM
how do we know they didn't just move the camera to follow the chick's face and left it still when the guy was there? It never actually showed this equipment did it? isn't it possible they just used a regular like, camcorder or something?

flipNhigh
Male, 18-29, Southern US
 194 Posts
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 7:10:36 PM
wow, i heard about this in the news and i think that its so stupid that almost everybody (mainly most black people) ***NOT ALL so dont be all "OMG you are a racist"*** think that everything is racist. HP is not racist its the camera, it cant pick up certain distinctions on a black person, so what? are yall gonna say that cameras are racist? come one people, have a little more since than that...besides, if this facial recognition solfware only recongized black people, they would bitch and complain that it is racist too becuz they would start useing it to catch criminals and then since it only sees black people, its racist...

GizzieySykes
Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 44 Posts
Monday, December 28, 2009 5:48:12 AM
i LOVE the fact that he's chill about it.. it's not all pissed off like i know some people would be. i kinda like "this is funny..... i'm going to make a joke about it." not like "i'm so pissed. i hate this fcking thing!"

lilfox_4u
Female, 18-29, Australia
 50 Posts
Monday, December 28, 2009 12:18:38 AM
I have very very pale skin, to the point where random strangers have said "you're very pale aren't you?" and i am never picked up on facial recognition on mine, or anyone i knows, digital camera. All of my friends who are not as pale and friends who have olive and black skin are always fine!

I call racist against whiteys! lol

But seriously this seems like a big eff up!


hbelle
Female, 30-39, Western US
 7 Posts
Sunday, December 27, 2009 11:04:08 AM
LMAO!

sandtalker
Male, 30-39, Western US
 50 Posts
Saturday, December 26, 2009 6:58:02 AM
HP figures that black people won't be buying too many computers? Maybe its like those companies that would rather piss off/injure a few people and settle, rather than fix a problem...

Supersyko
Male, 18-29, Southern US
 316 Posts
Friday, December 25, 2009 9:28:18 PM
Maby it only works on ugly fish people :p

jamiec24925
Female, 13-17, Asia
 2 Posts
Friday, December 25, 2009 9:11:23 PM
hahaha i have a digital camera and i took a picture of my friend. when the picture preview thing came out after, it said "did anyone blink"? and it had a box around her face
we're asian.

luvsushi
Female, 18-29, Southern US
 172 Posts
Friday, December 25, 2009 10:29:45 AM
lol classic example of white designed products lol.

AC1
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 35 Posts
Friday, December 25, 2009 3:55:20 AM
I get it.
The people who created and tested the thing are all white. So no problems were ever seen before its release!

I'm sorry. =P


AC1
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 35 Posts
Friday, December 25, 2009 3:52:49 AM
Oh this is hysterical.

Dude is funny too.


dooflotchie
Female, 30-39, Eastern US
 336 Posts
Thursday, December 24, 2009 10:48:13 PM
Hmmm...I wonder what would happen when people with their faces painted unnatural colors like blue or green tried to use that?

SalokinX
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 51 Posts
Thursday, December 24, 2009 11:50:31 AM
OHHH I GET IT! HE'S BLACK!

good thing he explained it, i almost didnt realize... after michael jackson's race-change i thought it was optional...


LazyMe484
Male, 18-29, Canada
 10503 Posts
Thursday, December 24, 2009 8:13:09 AM
ROFL. "as soon as my blackness enters the frame... *stops working*"

Its not racist, its just been badly designed.


j-craig
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 2 Posts
Thursday, December 24, 2009 7:40:02 AM
He had to inform us that he's black?

BABY_BEAR
Female, 18-29, Europe
 1410 Posts
Thursday, December 24, 2009 4:56:00 AM
>.< that is hillarious.

Suicism
Male, 18-29, Western US
 3672 Posts
Thursday, December 24, 2009 1:26:55 AM
They should be really happy about this, considering the law-enforcement applications a breakthrough like this could likely precipitate..

rgu3t0
Male, 18-29, Western US
 79 Posts
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 11:52:59 PM
its funny cause its only for him. i saw an article yesterday (can't remember the site) and they had black people and it was working. notice when he gets real close there's not enough frontal light

Gorodetsky
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 203 Posts
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 10:54:51 PM
Man! You can tell the software was designed by people of caucasian/asian descent. I think that they just didn't include that aspect of the programming in the beta for this peice. Still LOLz...

adaedwar
Male, 18-29, Southern US
 192 Posts
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 10:40:18 PM
Heh.

opiebreath
Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 16061 Posts
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 10:05:03 PM
"I said this in his youtube comments section. It's not a large enough sample to say it's racist. You need more than one African American and one Caucasian to prove racism. Show me 10 African Americans, all their faces failing, and 10 Caucasians, all their faces succeeding. Than we'll say racism."

Aaaaand that's about when I stopped laughing. :|


Evilcupcake
Male, 30-39, Western US
 82 Posts
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 10:02:41 PM
anyone else see this and think of the Episode of Better off Ted, when the elevators and light sensors in the building didn't recognize black people?

god that was a funny episode.


Fatninja01
Male, 18-29, Australia
 24516 Posts
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 8:45:20 PM
I think its funny, obviously they didnt program the image of darker objects! fail!

FelanSlvr
Female, 18-29, Southern US
 232 Posts
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 8:40:25 PM
My husbands grandfather (deceased, and please consider the times he grew up in) would say the computer had good taste. yeesh.

tainteddeity
Male, 18-29, Europe
 856 Posts
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 7:24:02 PM
A lot of webcam thingies reverse the image... I do not know why.
It may be to mimic a mirror which we're more used to.

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