Podcast – Coded Bias: AI in power

In this podcast, we (Mehak, Isabel, and Lara) talk about the documentary “Coded Bias,” directed by Shalini Kantayya. The documentary discusses how biased the algorithms used for job application algorithms, facial recognition systems, etc. are. How does this maintain the existence of our pervasive prejudice against women and people of colour? We discussed the documentary’s content as well as our personal opinions on the subject. Share your thoughts on this in the comments!

podcast audio
Joy Buolamwini discovering that the camera only detects a white mask, but not her face. (00:10, Trailer)
A man stopped by the police in UK because he decided to cover his face from the facial recognition camera van. He was fined for doing so. (00:19, Trailer)
Algorithms rejecting CV according to their database keywords. For example, in this case, “women”, “female”. (00:16, Trailer)
The photo a resident got from the landowner as a complaint, shows lack of privacy even in and around their apartments. (00:23, Trailer)
Face detectors used on residents of the Atlantic Towers. (00:21, Trailer)


Coded Bias | Official Trailer | Independent Lens | PBS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0aw9nhIvCg

Coded Bias, Directed by Shalini KantayyaProduction Company: 7th Empire Media, Chicken & Egg Pictures, Ford Foundation – Just Films,2020,Netflix, https://www.netflix.com/title/81328723