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How Journalists Can Reveal Algorithm Maladies

Mutale Nkonde discusses how algorithmic decision making systems reproduce structural racism in an article for German publication MEEDIA.

"Facial recognition algorithms are trained to recognize white faces, airport scanners do not understand black hairstyles, credit scores are correlated with segregated neighborhoods, and predictive policing data are preoccupied with racist prejudice," Nkonde says.  

Read more (article in German)

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