Hey Google: scan my race

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Hey Google: scan my race

This week, Google announced its new Pixel 4 phone. One of the features it touted was Face Unlock, which uses facial recognition to unlock the phone. But the advancement came with a price - for black people. If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to Reset for free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Overcast, Pocket Casts, or your favorite podcast app to get new episodes every week. Links to resources discussed:  From the New York Daily News https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/ny-google-darker-skin-tones-facial-recognition-pixel-20191002-5vxpgowknffnvbmy5eg7epsf34-story.html From The Verge https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/29/8934804/google-pixel-4-face-scanning-data-collection Ruha Benjamin https://www.ruhabenjamin.com/race-after-technology Featuring: @GingerOtis @ruha9 Hosts: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Follow Us: Newsletter: Recode Daily  Twitter: @Recode Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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