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Google Censors Gorillas Rather Than Risk Them Being Mislabeled As Black People—But Who Does That Help? Google Censors Gorillas Rather Than Risk Them Being Mislabeled As Black People—But Who Does That Help?

Two years ago, the object-recognition algorithm fueling Google Images told a black software engineer, Jacky Alciné, his friends were gorillas. Given the long, racist history of white people claiming the people of the African diaspora are primates instead of human beings, Alciné was predictably upset. As was his…

Facebook Admits Its Censors Are Failing to Consistently Define Hate Speech Facebook Admits Its Censors Are Failing to Consistently Define Hate Speech

In a new report from Pro Publica, Facebook apologized for inconsistently policing hate speech on its platform. Pro Publica reporters submitted 49 samples of posts from users who believed moderators made the wrong call, either by removing legitimate expression or by allowing hate speech to remain online. In 22 of those…

Obama Warns Against an Internet Where the State Is 'Making the Decisions About Who Says What' Obama Warns Against an Internet Where the State Is 'Making the Decisions About Who Says What'

On Wednesday, former President Obama spoke to newly engaged Prince Harry about the chaotic new social media climate and the problem of policing fake news and hateful speech online. And, as a Kenyan-born secret Muslim crypto-anarchist, he certainly knows a lot about combatting fake news.

Homeland Security's Airport Facial Scans Are Buggy and Possibly Illegal, Report Finds Homeland Security's Airport Facial Scans Are Buggy and Possibly Illegal, Report Finds

According to a new report by surveillance law researchers, the Department of Homeland Security’s $1 billion “Biometric Exit Program,” which requires travelers submit to face recognition scans, may violate federal law. Starting in June, several airports began mandating face scans at boarding gates for some…

Why the Law Doesn't (and Sometimes Shouldn't) Protect Us From the Algorithms That Rule Our Lives Why the Law Doesn't (and Sometimes Shouldn't) Protect Us From the Algorithms That Rule Our Lives

Most people are aware that algorithms control what you see on Facebook or Google, but automated decision-making is increasingly being used to determine real-life outcomes as well, influencing everything from how fire departments prevent fires to how police departments prevent crime. Given how much these (often…

New York City Wants to Audit the Powerful Algorithms That Control Our Lives New York City Wants to Audit the Powerful Algorithms That Control Our Lives

New York City will be among the first cities in the US to earnestly tackle black box algorithms, the automated decision-making systems that are rarely made public, but have greater and greater influence over lives. A bill passed by the city council this week orders the creation of a local task force to monitor and…

Amazon Employees Use Pikachu to Test Automated Grocery Store, Which Is a Weird Thing to Do

Amazon is still struggling to get its automated grocery store, Amazon Go, to function right. Who knew it would be so hard to build a brick-and-mortar store with sensors and gadgets instead of cashiers? But in a recent test of the company’s experimental Seattle store, some of Jeff Bezos’ employees got a little weird.…

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