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"Coded Bias" | Discrimination within Facial Recognition Algorithms

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When MIT Media Lab researcher and “poet of code” Joy Buolamwini discovers most facial recognition does not see dark-skinned faces or women with accuracy, she joins the fight to expose the threats to civil liberties posed by an increasingly data-driven, automated world.

Watch Independent Lens: Coded Bias | Monday, March 22 at 10:00 p.m. on VPM PBS.

 

Coded Bias follows Buolamwini, along with data scientists, mathematicians, and watchdog groups from all over the world, as they fight to expose the discrimination within facial recognition algorithms now prevalent across all spheres of daily life.