The new Snapdragon 855+ processor was announced alongside a US plan to use hovering stratospheric weather balloons to surveil borders While seemingly a bright-mobile-future consumer technology, has t the SnapDragon lineup been commandeered to suit the purpose of spy? An AI snapdragon in every phone and home speaker, and there will be nothing left of privacy, and everyone’s phone will know what everyone is going to do. Truthfully branded as "Gorgon Stare", the mythological term Gorgon refers to sisters who had hair made of living, venomous snakes.
Open source tools and computational power have progressed, but there's a world wide race out there to weave the latest theories and algorithms with cheap small batch hardware. May the most accurate win.