Tag Archives: predictive crime software

A brilliant researcher going after biased ‘facial recognition’ decision making software

Smile: One half of the US population have their faces in a facial recognition program. This “A white mask worked better” story  is about an incredibly talented young researcher, ironically from Mississippi, who is performing anti-bias testing and other validation work … Continue reading

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Sketchy police use of body cameras; LEO use of predictive crime software biased and useless

NYPD has yet to outfit any of their officers with body cameras despite a 2013 federal court ruling that ordered the implementation of a body camera pilot program in at least 5 NYPD precincts: “Envisioned as a tool to bolster … Continue reading

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