Coded Bias | WKAR

March 18, 2021
7:00pm Eastern Time
 03/18/2021 07:00:00 pm03/18/2021 08:00:00 pmAmerica/New_YorkCoded Bias | WKARWhen MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that many facial recognition technologies fail more often on darker-skinned faces or the faces of women than others, she delves into an investigation of widespread bias in the technology that shapes our lives. Followed by a panel discussion. https://ovee.itvs.org/screenings/a616qJen Preslarevents@wkar.orgfalseMM/DD/YYYY

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When MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that many facial recognition technologies fail more often on darker-skinned faces or the faces of women than others, she delves into an investigation of widespread bias in the technology that shapes our lives. Followed by a panel discussion.

Video Descriptions

Filmmaker Introduction

Filmmaker Shalini Kantanna introduces Coded Bias

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Racial bias in facial recognition algorithms — MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini makes a startling discovery, and fallout ensues.

55min 17sec

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Panelists

  • Tawana Petty

    Tawana is a mother, social justice organizer, youth advocate, poet, and author. She is intricately involved in water rights advocacy, data and digital privacy education, and racial justice and equity work.

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