Future Tense: AI from the margins (oppressive AI)

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Nakeema Stefflbauer narrates oppressive experiences of AI that excludes, mis-classifies and oppresses those outside the "norm". Facial algorithms recognizes people like her who are not the "norm" as gorillas, or don't detect their faces at all. The accuracy of facial and emotion recognition works poorly for her and the way she walks triggers predictive policing alarms, however, surveillance cameras with facial detection are intrusive monitoring her "like a child". She talks about how AI discriminates and how the intersection of race, gender and class play a role in how AI is experienced. 

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