I don't see where a card or a finger scanner deprives anyone of positive human qualities.

We don't have the same issues with food services finger scanners.  Kids forget cards, but no so much with fingers.


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On Thu, Aug 2, 2018 at 9:19 AM Raymond Ballou <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

I think Tim means that although a fingerprint at the door is a great system for tracking (and used in the wider world) it also might put a barrier between the customer (the parent) and the school in a way that is ...

dehumanization -> " the process of depriving a person or group of positive human qualities."

We used to use finger prints for serving meals, but the FP system itself was slow and required constant cleaning (with scotach tape to lift up oils) so they switched that out for a card to scan instead.


Can you explain what is dehumanizing rather than simply identifying?


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