Facial Recognition Is Accurate, if You’re a White Guy - The New York Times


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Facial recognition technology is improving by leaps and bounds. Some commercial software can now tell the gender of a person in a photograph. When the person in the photo is a white man, the software is right 99 percent of the time. via Pocket
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6 days ago by driptray
"Facial Recognition Is Accurate, If You're A White Guy"
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10 days ago by peterjblack
Study of facial recognition software conducted by Jyo Buolamwini at the MIT Media Lab finds that the darker the skin of the subject the more errors arise - up to 35% for darker-skinned women. At Georgetown Law School, researchers estimate that 117 million American adults are in face recognition networks used by law enforcement. African-Americans are disproportionately represented in mugshot databases.
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12 days ago by net.wars
Study: facial recognition systems of Microsoft, IBM, and China's Megvii had 21%-35% error rate for dark-skinned women versus below 1% for light-skinned men
13 days ago by joeo10
100j 100g. Fairness. Pair with compas readings
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13 days ago by scritic
Facial Recognition Is Accurate, if You’re a White Guy
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13 days ago by karsh
Algorithmic accountability...
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14 days ago by Arnte
Commercial software is nearly flawless at telling the gender of white men, a new study says. But not so for darker-skinned women.
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14 days ago by jellis
Facial Recognition Is Accurate, if You’re a White Guy . “algorithmic accountability.” Obviou…
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Facial recognition technology is improving by leaps and bounds. Some commercial software can now tell if a person in a photograph is male or female 99 percent…
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“Whoever is creating the technology is setting the standards.”
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14 days ago by ashaw
Facial recognition technology is improving by leaps and bounds. Some commercial software can now tell the gender of a person in a photograph. When the person in the photo is a white man, the software is right 99 percent of the time.
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15 days ago by odelano
Facial Recognition Is Accurate, if You’re a White Guy

Facial recognition technology is improving by leaps and bounds. Some commercial software can now tell if a person in a photograph is male or female 99 percent…
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