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Bias, blind spots and bad identity systems

This is a guest post by Emma Lindley, Co-Founder of Women in Identity and Chief Commercial Officer at Trust Stamp….

 

MIT AI training dataset pulled down for racist, sexist, vulgar labels as industry grapples with bias

A database used in training systems for tasks like facial biometrics and object recognition has been taken down by the…

 

Biometrics researchers recognized for computer science innovation and bias work

Renowned biometrics expert Anil K. Jain, Michigan State Researcher and Distinguished Professor of computer science and engineering, tops the 2020 global…

 

Scientists, sociologists speak out against biometrics research that allegedly predicts criminals

Back in May, a group of professors and a Ph.D. student from Harrisburg University in Pennsylvania claimed to have developed…

 

Biometrics Institute U.S. Online Conference

Biometrics Institute US Online Conference Virtual Event September 21 – 22, 2020 With this everchanging world, we’re facing the same,…

 

U.S. DNA firm Thermo Fisher reportedly still helping China tamp unrest, crime

Researchers in Australia allege that biometric technology from a U.S. firm is still being used in China to indiscriminately catalog…

 

How biometric transparency and regulation could secure privacy, prevent exclusion in digital identity

Do we need more standards in biometrics? Is IBM making the right move by withdrawing its facial recognition technology from…

 

Launch workshop: The Biometrics Institute Good Practice Framework

Launch workshop: The Biometrics Institute Good Practice Framework Online July 16, 12:00-14:30 BST Biometrics Institute members are invited to join…

 

UN sets signposts at good digital ID and ethical use of facial recognition on digital roadmap

Universal digital identity must be “good” and legislation and safeguards must govern facial biometrics to benefit from the technologies without…

 

Biometric payment card timelines move up, tech giants pause facial recognition sales to U.S. police

Anticipation for mass market biometric credit and debit cards continues to build, with market conditions aligning and major announcements expected…

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