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Wrongfully Accused by an Algorithm

Wrongfully Accused by an Algorithm

Update: 2020-08-0324
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Facial recognition is becoming an increasingly central component of police departments’ efforts to solve crimes. But can algorithms harbor racial bias?

Guest: Annie Brown, a producer for The New York Times, speaks with Kashmir Hill, a technology reporter, about her interview with Robert Julian-Borchak Williams, who was arrested after being misidentified as a criminal by an algorithm. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily 

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Joseph Crusoe

they falsely accused one person from that face recognition software they have to scrap it now that's one too many just like in the movie Minority Report when Tom Cruise didn't commit the murder he was supposed to predicted by the precogs once it didn't happen GAME OVER

Aug 16th
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Jonathan Petherbridge

Police arrest the wong guy, police blame a computer for there mistake. NYT talks about racist algorithm for half an hour...

Aug 5th
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Josh Mangum

defund these shitbags

Aug 3rd
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