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Facial Recognition


Detroit police wrongfully arrested Robert Julian-Borchak Williams in January 2020 for a shoplifting incident that had taken place two years earlier. Even though Williams had nothing to do with the incident, facial recognition technology used by Michigan State Police “matched” his face with a grainy image obtained from an in-store surveillance video showing another African …

Microsoft Build 2019 | The Ethical Challenges of Building Facial Recognition Systems Session ID: CFS2014   While researchers have identified unfair biases in facial recognition systems and policy addressing these issues is beginning to take shape, there has been less discussion about what practical steps developers of facial recognition systems can take to address unfair …

Deepfake videos are hard for untrained eyes to detect because they can be quite realistic. Whether used as personal weapons of revenge, to manipulate financial markets or to destabilize international relations, videos depicting people doing and saying things they never did or said are a fundamental threat to the longstanding idea that “seeing is believing.” …