Artificial intelligence used to predict whether your next selfie could be your last

algorithm selfie death carMoreHasloo/123RFDeath by selfie sounds like a scene from one of the Final Destination movies but, apparently, it’s actually a thing.In 2014, 15 people died while snapping a selfie, followed by 39 people in 2015, and 73 in the first eight months of 2016. So what, if anything, can be done about this escalating trend? That’s what a new research project carried out by researchers in India wants to find out.More: Tourist plunges to death while taking a selfie at Inca ruins“There was a news article that was circulated in my research group about a death by selfie during summer 2016,” Ponnurangam Kumaraguru, an assistant professor at Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology in Delhi, told Digital Trends. “I was disturbed by reading it, exchanged some emails on this topic…


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