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Facial Recognition Has a Blind Spot

Melanin-biased software leaves a lot of room for error

Illustration: Jordan Moss

OOnline shopping provides something retail stores usually don’t: personalization. When you log in to a store’s smartphone app or website, the algorithms remember who you are; suggest what you’re most likely to purchase; highlight past purchases; and keep track of your favorite brands, sports teams, or foods.

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Shamontiel L. Vaughn

Shamontiel L. Vaughn

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