How I’m fighting bias in algorithms | Joy Buolamwini | TEDxBeaconStreet

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MIT Media Lab grad student Joy Buolamwini was working with facial recognition software when she noticed a problem: the software didn’t recognize her face — because the people who coded the algorithm hadn’t taught it to identify a broad range of skin tones and facial structures. Now she’s on a mission to fight bias in machine learning. She spoke at TEDxBeaconStreet in Boston. Join #codedgaze. (Ref: TED.com)

TED Video Link:  http://www.ted.com/talks/joy_buolamwini_how_i_m_fighting_bias_in_algorithms

What is the social impact of facial recognition? How developers can use full spectrum inclusion coding to improve our lives?

Topic includes logic programming, coding, facial recognition software, and related uses of technologies to solve social issues.

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