Joy Buolamwini

Joy Buolamwini, AI, ethics, bias, researcher

Algorithmic Justice League

Joy Buolamwini founded the Algorithmic Justice League to create a world with more ethical and inclusive technology. Her work was the subject of the Netflix documentary Coded Bias, and her research has been covered in over 40 countries. Buolamwini serves on the Global Tech Panel convened to advise world leaders and technology executives on ways to reduce the harms of A.I.

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Gender Equality in the Digital Age

Is AI advancing or prohibiting gender equality? That’s the core issue that computer scientist Joy Buolamwini, Harvard University professor Iris Bohnet and Maria Furtwängler, founder of the MaLisa Foundation, discuss in this DLD Munich 2020 session. “Humans are biased, and we are creating machines”, argues Iris Bohnet, “so it comes as no surprise that our machines…
Joy Buolamwini, founder of the Algorithmic Justice League, explains bias in artificial intelligence at the DLD Munich conference 2020

The Coded Gaze: Bias in AI

In her DLD Munich 2020 talk, Joy Buolamwini, founder of the Algorithmic Justice League, paints an alarming picture of the racial, gender and class bias present in current AI systems. “Machines are not flawless, they reflect something”, she says. They “are the reflection of those that have the power of technology.”  When Buolamwini investigated the…


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Quick Take: Highlights of DLD20

An astronaut, a Nobel Prize winner, a chess champion, many champions of a sustainable future: Take a look at select videos of DLD20.
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