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Kraft has invented a vending machine that analyzes your face to predict what you want to eat. It combines facial recognition with other data to give you a snack, or email a recipe and shopping instructions. Creepy or cool?
While you operate the touchscreen on Kraft's "Meal Planning Solution," a camera analyzes your face to determine your age and gender, the better to anticipate what you want to eat.
Between this and Xbox Kinect, there is a dystopic science fiction waiting to be written, where the world's most powerful corporations combine forces to spy on us perpetually with motion-sensing cameras, collecting our fingerprints during marathon sessions of Angry Birds.
But for now, let us gurgle with gluttonous glee: Ooohh, look, fancy snacks! It anticipates what I want for dinner, just like mom.
Good grief, I hated M$'s Clippy "Hello it looks like youre writing a SOD OFF NOTE TO M$" so now we have to spend endless hours trying to get a cookie from the machine that wants tospit out snickers?
Bah, I'll just kick the glass in, take my cookie and leave the money - they can keep the change...