Google Facial Recognition Tactics Raise Racial, Privacy Concerns
In the past, facial recognition technology has notoriously had a harder time identifying people with darker skin. Google wants to avoid that pitfall.
Company is building a massively diverse database, ostensibly so products like the biometric features on its upcoming Pixel 4 smartphone don’t suffer from a racial bias.
The Silicon Valley-based company’s efforts to gather as much facial recognition data as it can — especially from people of color — has raised questions about the tactics it employs to meet that end.