These two co-workers found out the face tracking feature of the utterly advanced HP webcam will not recognize or track black faces.
Hewlett Packard says it's because the program doesn't respond to "insufficient foreground lighting." Too bad for those born without "insufficient foreground lighting"? Amazing, what technorethoric euphemisms people come up with to justify racism these days.
So far for the vain hope that computer systems could overcome human defects and bring justice and equality to mankind. Pity. Thanks Michel.