Dartmouth Events

Film on Demand: "Coded Bias"

“A fascinating study of how even the seemingly impartial world of technology is subject to embedded racism and privilege.” RogerEbert.com Free for Dartmouth students & Hop members

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
10:00am – 11:00pm
Hop@Home Eventive on demand
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts, Films, Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Registration required. Fee required. Tickets required.

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, AI is not neutral, and women are leading the charge to ensure our civil rights are protected. In Coded Bias, director Shalini Kantayya illuminates our mass misconceptions about AI and emphasizes the urgent need for legislative protection.

This film is programmed as part of the Martin Luther King, Jr Celebration, honoring those who exemplify “Hope and Action.”

All Hop films are now presented virtually and on demand through Eventive. Once you rent the film, you will have until the last date listed below to watch it.  See our step-by-step instructions and FAQ for more information.





For more information, contact:
Hopkins Center for the Arts
603 646 2422

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.