Technology

King's Cross facial recognition camera In January a Black man in Detroit was wrongfully arrested after being misidentified by facial recognition technology, The New York Times reports.
  • Robert Julian-Borchak Williams was detained for 30 hours, and when he pointed out to police that he didn’t look like CCTV footage of the suspect one detective said “I guess the computer got it wrong.”
  • Experts and activists have objected to the use of facial recognition by law enforcement for years, as the technology has been shown to display racial bias.