WKAR Specials

Algorithmic Injustice? Racial bias and facial recognition

Special | 7m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

A useful tool for consumers and law enforcement alike, facial recognition technology can help police officers identify—and ultimately charge—criminals caught on camera. But its critics argue that it's discriminatory: Research shows that facial recognition software often misidentifies people of color at a much higher rate than white individuals.

Aired: 05/10/21

Rating: TV-PG

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

WKAR Specials is a local public television program presented by WKAR.