21 Feb

“New York City Passes Bill to Study Biases in Algorithms Used by the City”

“New York City is taking the first steps to address algorithmic bias in city services. City council passed a bill last week that will require the city to address bias in algorithms used by the New York Police Department, the city’s courts, and dozens of city agencies.”

Read: New York City Passes Bill to Study Biases in Algorithms Used by the City

11 Feb

“Facial recognition software is biased towards white men, researcher finds”

“New research out of MIT’s Media Lab is underscoring what other experts have reported or at least suspected before: facial recognition technology is subject to biases based on the data sets provided and the conditions in which algorithms are created.”

Read: Facial recognition software is biased towards white men, researcher finds

04 Dec

“How white engineers built racist code – and why it’s dangerous for black people”

“As facial recognition tools play a bigger role in fighting crime, inbuilt racial biases raise troubling questions about the systems that create them 04.00 EST Last modified on Monday 4 December 2017 11.01 EST “You good?” a man asked two narcotics detectives late in the summer of 2015.”

Read: How white engineers built racist code – and why it’s dangerous for black people

04 Dec

“How white engineers built racist code – and why it’s dangerous for black people”

“As facial recognition tools play a bigger role in fighting crime, inbuilt racial biases raise troubling questions about the systems that create them 04.00 EST Last modified on Monday 4 December 2017 11.01 EST “You good?” a man asked two narcotics detectives late in the summer of 2015.”

Read: How white engineers built racist code – and why it’s dangerous for black people

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