Sarah St. Vincent Reviews Race and Gender Bias in Technology

Former Fellow Sarah St. Vincent (’11), the director of Cornell Tech’s Computer Security Clinic, wrote for Education Week’s “Digital Education” blog about the implications of a new report from the National Institute of Science and Technology that tested the accuracy of facial recognition technologies (“Facial Recognition Tech Discriminates. Ten Questions To Ask About K-12 Use,” Dec. 31). “It’s really chilling that so clearly the more layers of oppression you are probably experiencing, the less accurate facial recognition will be for you,” Sarah said.