The Algorithmic Justice League

Joy Buolamwini
Dec 15, 2016 · 5 min read

UNMASKING BIAS

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~30-Second Coded Gaze Clip

WHY SHOULD WE CARE?

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Read Weapons of Math Destruction

PROGRESS

TEDx Talk

NEXT STEPS

Face recognition systems are powerful— but they can also be biased. Thus, we urge the Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division (CRT) to:

1. Expand ongoing investigations of police practices, and include in future investigations an examination of whether the use of surveillance technologies, including face recognition technology, has had a disparate impact on communities of color; and

2.Consult with and advise the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to examine whether the use of face recognition technologies has had a disparate impact on communities of color.

COLLABORATIONS

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Joy Buolamwini is a poet of code on a mission to show compassion through computation. She writes about incoding and creates learning experiences to develop social impact technology. Find her on twitter @jovialjoy and @ajlunited connect on LinkedIn or Facebook.

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Founder Algorithmic Justice League. www.ajlunited.org | www.poetofcode.com | Telling stories that make daughters of diasporas dream and sons of privilege pause

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Joy Buolamwini

Written by

Founder Algorithmic Justice League. www.ajlunited.org | www.poetofcode.com | Telling stories that make daughters of diasporas dream and sons of privilege pause

MIT MEDIA LAB

News, ideas, and goings-on from the Media Lab community

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