When MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that facial recognition does not see dark-skinned faces accurately, she embarks on a journey to push for the first-ever U.S. legislation against bias in algorithms that impact us all.

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Shalini Kantayya

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Shalini Kantayya, Christopher Seward (story consultant)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joy Buolamwini ... Self - Ph.D. Candidate, MIT Media Lab
Meredith Broussard ... Self - Author, Artificial Unintelligence
Cathy O'Neil ... Self - Author, Weapons of Math Destruction (as Cathy O'Neil Ph.D.)
Silkie Carlo ... Self - Director, Big Brother Watch UK
Zeynep Tüfekçi ... Self - Author, Twitter and Tear Gas (as Zeynep Tufekci Ph.D.)
Amy Webb ... Self - Futurist / Author, The Big Nine
Tranae Moran ... Self - Brooklyn Tenant
Virginia Eubanks ... Self - Author, Automating Inequality (as Virginia Eubanks Ph.D.)
Icemae Downes ... Self - Brooklyn Tenant
Ravi Naik ... Self - UK Human Rights Lawyer
Deborah Raji ... Self - Research Fellow, Partnership on A.I.
Timnit Gebru ... Self - Technical Co-Lead, Ethical A.I. Team at Google (as Timnit Gebru Ph.D.)
Safiya Umoja Noble ... Self - Author, Algorithms of Oppression (as Safiya Umoja Noble Ph.D.)
Wolfie O'Neil ... Self - Cathy's Son
Kiri Soares ... Self - School Principal
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When MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that facial recognition does not see dark-skinned faces accurately, she embarks on a journey to push for the first-ever U.S. legislation against bias in algorithms that impact us all.

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Okaish
6 April 2021 | by Magic105See all my reviews

Being in tech field, i didn't find it much interesting. After a while it feels too repetitive. Content was okayish. Onetime watch for non-techices.


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Release Date:

11 November 2020 (USA) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$10,236, 15 November 2020

Gross USA:

$10,236

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,236
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