AI Is More Likely to Misidentify Women’s Masks

A Wunderman Thompson data scientist found that computer vision was often fooled

Wunderman Thompson data science director Ilinca Barsan tested three major systems. Wunderman Thompson

The artificial intelligence powering computer vision is much more likely to mislabel protective masks as things like duct tape, jewelry and gags when women are wearing them than men, according to a new experiment from a data scientist at Wunderman Thompson.

@patrickkulp Patrick Kulp is an emerging tech reporter at Adweek.