Event

About Coded Bias

Rating:
Not rated
Year Released:
2020
Format:
Virtual
Closed captioning:
Closed captioned
Genres:
Documentary
Metadata:

Coded Bias reveals the groundbreaking research of MIT researcher Joy Buolamwini, proving that facial recognition algorithms have the power to disseminate racial bias at scale. In June 2020, IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft said they would pause the sale of facial recognition to police. In a pivotal moment for racial equality, and a decisive moment for how big tech will yield power, Coded Bias is a trailblazing film for public understanding and engagement with the algorithms that impact us all. The film had its world premiere in the U.S. Documentary Competition at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.

Science on Screen Logo

Trailer, reviews, and more

Go to IMDb

Additional screenings of this film

Parking, map, and more

Plan your visit

More like this

Still image from IU 2020: Part 2.
World premiere, Special Virtual Event

This screening includes IU 2020: Part 2

Tues, Dec 8, 7 pm