The Racist Digital Camera?

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Is it bad that we find our friend JozJozJoz's run-in with the Nikon S630 digital camera she got for her mom hilarious, despite our own asian ancestry? The built-in blink detector kept mistaking her smiling eyes for completely closed eyes. Racist? Probably not, since Nikon is a Japanese manufacturer with a tweaked sensor likely designed specifically to recognize larger, Western eyes. But it does illustrate the imperfection of everyday technological features that occasionally reminds us that technology is still sometimes secondary to common sense...

As I was taking pictures of my family, it kept asking "Did someone blink?" even though our eyes were always open.

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