Coded Bias

90 mins.
Directed by Shalini Kantayya

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Merging cinema vérité and graphic visual elements, CODED BIAS captures MIT researcher Joy Buolamwini’s startling discovery that most facial recognition software does not accurately see dark-skinned faces.

Through Joy’s transformation from scientist to tireless advocate, CODED BIAS sheds light on the impacts of AI on civil rights.

Below, check out the panel discussion, "Beyond Minority Report: A Look at Artificial Intelligence and Law Enforcement," recorded live on Thursday, November 19.

This event was moderated by CNN Commentator Van Jones, joined by:

  • Joy Buolamwini, Founder, Algorithmic Justice League
  • Clare Garvie, Researcher, The Perpetual Lineup
  • Shalini Kantayya, Director, CODED BIAS
  • Kade Crockford, Director, Technology for Liberty Program, ACLU

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