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Chief Bias Officer position may be necessary to combat algorithmic bias

While many companies continue to debate how to shape their executive teams in response to increasing digitization, and whether they…

 

Dueling Washington State facial recognition bills spark regulation debate

Microsoft is lobbying against a bill with bipartisan support in the Washington State legislature that would ban the use of…

 

Buolamwini responds to Amazon as police admit facial recognition recommendations not followed

MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini has responded to criticisms of her study on algorithmic bias in services offered by…

 

IBM launches public data set to further research into diversity and facial biometrics

IBM has announced the launch of a new data set specifically created to further research into, and ultimately the development…

 

Amazon finds zero false positives in Rekognition testing and takes issue with bias report

Accusations that Amazon provides inaccurate facial biometric technology and lacks appropriate concern over the ethical and social concerns about facial…

 

New facial biometric bias study from Buolamwini fans flames of controversy

Significant improvements have been made recently in the poor accuracy of facial recognition algorithms for recognizing women with darker skin,…

 

Responsible use of facial biometrics in focus at World Economic Forum

As issues related to artificial intelligence, and facial biometrics in particular are receiving significantly increasing attention from the public and…

 

Algorithmic Justice League calls on facial recognition companies to pledge ethics

The Algorithmic Justice League has launched a campaign calling for facial recognition software companies to pledge to a standard of…

 

IBM plans massive data set to improve facial recognition and reduce AI bias

IBM is planning to make the largest facial attribute and identity training set in the world, with more than a…

 

Microsoft retrains facial recognition AI to better recognize gender across skin tones

Microsoft has improved the capability of its facial recognition technology to recognize the gender of people with darker skin tones,…

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