2020 | USA, United Kingdom, China, South Africa | 90 min | Documentary
Director: Shalini Kantayya
Producer: Shalini Kantayya
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When Joy Buolamwini’s makes the startling discovery that most facial recognition software does not accurately see dark-skinned faces or women, she is forced to reckon with bias encoded in algorithms, the invisible mathematical equations that are remaking our behavior, our culture, and our democracies. Coded Bias follows poet of code Joy Buolamwini’s journey to push for the first-ever legislation to govern AI in the United States. But can the best of our humanity challenge the power of big tech yielding bias in artificial intelligence at scale?