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Oh dear! Amazon's facial recognition is racist and sexist – and there's a JLaw deep fake that will make you want to tear out your eyes

Nolveys Silver badge

Rekognition was being sold to government agencies and could be inaccurate - especially when trying to identify people with darker skin tones.

Reminds me of an episode of Better Off Ted in which they install facial recognition to activate everything from elevators to water fountains. The only problem is that the system can't see black people. Instead of admiting the system is a failure they install separate water fountains for black employees as well as designating them to specific elevators...

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