Film review: How Coded Bias reveals the racism within algorithms

When Joy Buolamwini, a PhD student at MIT, was conducting facial recognition experiments using artificial intelligence, she ran into one key setback: the technology couldn’t accurately process her face. Investigating further, she found out that these programs struggle to register women more than men, and also have a very difficult time identifying black or brown faces.

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