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Screening of Coded Bias

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Coded Bias Film Screening
Join DEI @ UMSI in collaboration with North Quad Programming for an in-person screening of Coded Bias from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 15 in North Quad 2435. Light prepackaged refreshments will be provided.

Register here: https://sessions.studentlife.umich.edu/track/event/session/53856

Access the virtual Coded Bias screening room for the University of Michigan March 8-22 https://www.wmm.com/virtual-screening-room/coded-bias-watch-page-university-of-michigan-2/ with password codebias2346.

Don't miss the virtual Q&A session with Coded Bias director Shalini Kantayya from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 16, hosted by DEI @ UMSI in collaboration with North Quad Programming. rEGISTER HERE: https://sessions.studentlife.umich.edu/track/event/session/53857

Modern society sits at the intersection of two crucial questions: What does it mean when artificial intelligence (AI) increasingly governs our liberties? And what are the consequences for the people AI is biased against? When MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that most facial-recognition software does not accurately identify darker-skinned faces and the faces of women, she delves into an investigation of widespread bias in algorithms. As it turns out, artificial intelligence is not neutral, and women are leading the charge to ensure our civil rights are protected.

Coded Bias explores the fallout of Joy Buolamwini´s startling discovery that facial recognition does not see dark-skinned faces and women accurately, and her journey to push for the first-ever legislation in the U.S. to govern against bias in the algorithms that impact us all.

Filmmaker Shalini Kantayya’s Coded Bias premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival to critical acclaim. Coded Bias was broadcast nationally on the Emmy-award-winning series Independent Lens and began streaming on Netflix globally in Spring 2021. The film won a SIMA Award for Best Director and has been nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award, and an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Documentary, among others.
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