Meta represents a massive investment into the very kind of algorithmic manipulation for which Facebook has been repeatedly maligned.
If we understand algorithmic bias as a form of computationally-imposed ideology, rather than an unfortunate rounding error, we can't simply attack the symptoms.
“Bias” can’t be fixed with a software update. Only by disrupting oppressive systems on every level can we make a more just world.
In a world hostile to queer and trans people, machine-learning algorithms threaten to entrench the unjust systems that lead to discrimination and inequality.
It’s time to stop playing defense and start dismantling the systems that enable anti-trans violence
Researchers and privacy activists are creating new tools that thwart the rise of face recognition, but for how long?
According to its own documents, the Dept. of Homeland Security is feeding face photos into a biometric surveillance system that detects threats and suspicious activity
Biometrics are quickly becoming the keys to our digital lives. Luckily, replacing a fingerprint is now as easy as applying a band-aid
Emails and documents from the 400 gigabyte mega-leak reveal a sprawling network of resellers that helped put spyware into the hands of human rights violators
A project to create artificial and reusable fingerprints addresses the security and privacy risks associated with the growing use of biometric technology
Even with diplomatic relations warming, Cuba's Cold War-era spy station is still broadcasting encrypted messages