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Federal study finds race, gender affect face-scanning tech

A study by a U.S. agency has found that facial recognition technology often performs unevenly based on a person’s race, gender or age. But the nuanced report published is unlikely to allay the concerns of critics who worry about bias ...

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Federal study finds race, gender affect face-scanning tech

A study by a U.S. agency has found that facial recognition technology often performs unevenly based on a person’s race, gender or age. But the nuanced report published is unlikely to allay the concerns of critics who worry about bias ...

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US finally giving boot to official foot measurement

Change is afoot for the official measuring stick used to size up big places in America. The reason? There are actually two different definitions of the 12-inch measurement known as a foot. Some land surveyors use what’s known as the ...

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