Joseph Redmon is the mind behind the most popular real-time object detection algorithm called You only look once or YOLO.
In a recent tweet, Joseph states that he has stopped his computer vision research in fear of its negative military applications and privacy concerns.
This news came quite shockingly to everyone in the Artificial Intelligence community as Joseph is a renowned researcher in the field.
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