Copyright TJ Rack
by Chia Evers
April 18, 2019
Congratulations to Joy Buolamwini, whom Fortune Magazine has named “the conscience of the #AI revolution” in its 2019 list of the World's Greatest Leaders!
Examination of facial-analysis software shows error rate of 0.8 percent for light-skinned men, 34.7 percent for dark-skinned women.
Joy Buolamwini identifies bias in algorithms and develops practices for accountability during design.
Buolamwini, J. (2017, MIT Master's Thesis) Gender Shades: Intersectional Phenotypic and Demographic Evaluation of Face Datasets and Gender Classifiers
Algorithms used by the police are better at identifying some racial groups than others. Why is hardly anyone studying this?