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NIST confirms that facial recognition is a racist, sexist dumpster-fire
belt and road
AI Now's annual report: stop doing "emotion detection"; stop "socially sensitive" facial recognition; make AI research diverse and representative — and more
Second wave Algorithmic Accountability: from "What should algorithms do?" to "Should we use an algorithm?"
Amazon secretly planned to use facial recognition and Ring doorbells to create neighborhood "watch lists"
Podcast of Affordances: a new science fiction story that climbs the terrible technology adoption curve
"Affordances": a new science fiction story that climbs the terrible technology adoption curve
After analyzing 3.5 million books, researchers learn most common adjectives used to describe men and women
Identity theft's newest target: your face
Albert Fox Cahn
clarke's third law
"Intellectual Debt": It's bad enough when AI gets its predictions wrong, but it's potentially WORSE when AI gets it right
AI is like a magic trick: amazing until it goes wrong, then revealed as a cheap and brittle effect
some models are useful
Rage Inside the Machine: an insightful, brilliant critique of AI's computer science, sociology, philosophy and economics
Machine learning classifiers are up to 20% less accurate when labeling photos from homes in poor countries
internet health report
Mozilla's Internet Health Report: discriminatory AI, surveilling smart cities, ad-tech
weapons of math discrimination
The Safe Face Pledge: an ethical code of conduct for facial recognition scientists and developers
Good news: California ends cash bail! Bad news: It's been replaced with a black-box algorithm.
Voice assistants suck, but they suck worse if you have an "accent"
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