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Algorithmic Justice League highlights automatic speech recognition bias report

The Algorithmic Justice League has released a spoken word and visual project called “Voicing Erasure” to protest the demographic discrepancies…

 

Tech giants pressured to follow Google in removing gender labels from computer vision services

Google’s move to eliminate gender labels from its artificial intelligence-powered computer vision services has put pressure on Microsoft, Amazon, and…

 

NIST report tackles issue of ‘bias’ in facial biometrics

New research on demographic differentials of biometric facial recognition accuracy, or ‘bias,’ has been published by the U.S. National Institute…

 

Algorithmic Justice League trademark attempt blocked by DC Comics

The Algorithmic Justice League is being opposed in its efforts to trademark its brand, which promotes the responsible use and…

 

Buolamwini, Gebru and Raji win AI Innovation Award for research into biometric bias

Biometrics researchers Joy Buolamwini, Timnit Gebru, and Inioluwa Raji have won the AI for Good category in VentureBeat’s AI Innovation…

 

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…

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