Image showing a facial recognition system in action in China. Photo: Handout

Facial recognition researcher and Amazon spar over her findings that its artificial intelligence is biased

  • Amazon dismissed what it called Joy Buolamwini’s “erroneous claims” and said the study confused facial analysis with facial recognition
  • A coalition of researchers, including AI pioneer Yoshua Bengio, recent winner of the Turing Award, have criticised Amazon’s hostile response
Topic |   Artificial intelligence

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Image showing a facial recognition system in action in China. Photo: Handout
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