Joy Buolamwini is a Ghanaian-American computer scientist and digital activist based at the MIT Media Lab, she founded the Algorithmic Justice League, an organisation that looks to challenge bias in decision making software.
Director Shalini Kantayya and computer scientist and founder of the Algorithmic Justice League Joy Buolamwini discuss Kantayya's new documentary “Coded Bias,” about racial bias, surveillance and privacy issues with AI and facial recognition. The film will be available to stream from June 11th-June 20th as part of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival.
Shalini Kantayya will be part of a virtual Q&A on June 12th at 8 pm.
Data, statistics and algorithms dominate every aspect of our lives. But how accurate are they, and how fair? This hour, TED speakers explore the ups and downs of relying too much on the numbers. Guests include mathematician and data scientist Cathy O'Neil, computer scientist Joy Buolamwini, data visualisation editor Alan Smith, data journalist Mona Chalabi, and criminal justice reformer Anne Milgram.