The mad scientists over at the Human Computer Interaction Lab want us to think about who is watching us with the Eyecam. The Eyecam is an anthropomorphic webcam modeled after the human eye, eyebrow, and all. This project highlights the inherent privacy issues when it comes to different sorts of devices we willingly put into our homes.  

We’ve all wondered just how intrusive our smart home devices are. As creepy as it sounds (and it is objectively creepy), at least with the Eyecam, you know when it’s watching you. You really can’t say the same about your Amazon Alexa or your smart fridge

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