Coded Bias

March 10, 2021
5:30pm Central Time
 03/10/2021 05:30:00 pm03/10/2021 06:30:00 pmAmerica/ChicagoCoded BiasWelcome to Indie Lens Pop-Up virtual screening of Coded Bias hosted by Milwaukee PBS and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center. After the film we invite you to remain and take part in a community conversation. Enjoy the show! When MIT researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that most facial-recognition software does not accurately identify darker-skinned faces, she delves into an investigation of widespread bias in algorithms that shapes the technology in our lives. About Indie Lens Pop-Up Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on PBS's Independent Lens, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders and organizations to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics and social issues, to family and community relationships. In the coming year, you can find us online—we'll be hosting digital-only screenings and virtual events. Make friends, share stories, and join us! https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/indie-lens-pop-up/ https://ovee.itvs.org/screenings/ia70yMilwaukee PBSmilwpbs@matc.edufalseMM/DD/YYYY

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Welcome

Welcome to Indie Lens Pop-Up virtual screening of Coded Bias hosted by Milwaukee PBS and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center.

After the film we invite you to remain and take part in a community conversation.

Enjoy the show!

When MIT researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that most facial-recognition software does not accurately identify darker-skinned faces, she delves into an investigation of widespread bias in algorithms that shapes the technology in our lives.

About Indie Lens Pop-Up

Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on PBS's Independent Lens, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders and organizations to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics and social issues, to family and community relationships.

In the coming year, you can find us online—we'll be hosting digital-only screenings and virtual events. Make friends, share stories, and join us!

www.pbs.org/independentlens/indie-lens-pop-up/

Video Description

Coded Bias | Trailer

Get tickets at 2020.miff.com.au/film/coded-bias Director: Shalini Kantayya Language: English What does it mean when the technology that surrounds our lives is built on systemic racial and gender-based prejudices? This is the truth about the invisible forces that decide everyday human potential.

150 minutes

Moderator

  • Milwaukee PBS

    Milwaukee PBS is the collective brand for two Public Broadcasting Service member television stations licensed to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States: WMVS and WMVT. Both stations are owned by Milwaukee Area Technical College

Panelists

  • Alexandria Mack

    Alexandria Mack is a multimedia producer based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Currently, she serves as co-producer for Milwaukee PBS’ long-running public affairs program “Black Nouveau” which tells stories of triumph and transformation in Milwaukee's African-American community. Alexandria is also a 2020 Gwen Ifill Mentorship Program fellow through the International Women's Media Foundation.

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