Coded Bias

Coded Bias

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Modern society sits at the intersection of two crucial questions: What does it mean when artificial intelligence (AI) increasingly governs our liberties? And what are the consequences for the people AI is biased against?

Details About the Film

This film is part of the series Science on Screen®: 2021

When MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that most facial-recognition software does not accurately identify darker-skinned faces and the faces of women, she delves into an investigation of widespread bias in algorithms. As it turns out, AI is not neutral, and women are leading the charge to ensure our civil rights are protected.

Director(s): Shalini Kantayya
Year Released: 2020
Runtime: 90 minutes
Country: United States
Language(s): English
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