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Scifaiku: White Mask

White Mask (blog)

White Mask
invisible dark face
compensates coded algorithm
false white mask

A Scifaiku by Wendy Van Camp
Illustrated by Wendy Van Camp

Scifaiku poem inspired by a TED talk about how algorithm bias doesn’t factor in certain facial types for identification purposes.  A coding problem that needs to be solved so that services will be available to everyone equally.

Scifaiku: Algorithm Bias

algorithm bias (blog)

Algorithm Bias

Identity algorithm
can not read my darkness
coded gaze

A Scifaiku by Wendy Van Camp
Illustrated by Wendy Van Camp

Scifaiku poem inspired by a TED talk about how algorithm bias doesn’t factor in certain facial types for identification purposes.  A coding problem that needs to be solved so that services will be available to everyone equally.

Scifaiku: Starshot

starshot-blog

Starshot

self-healing transistor
thrusts forward in space
alpha centauri beckons

A Scifaiku by Wendy Van Camp
Illustrated by Wendy Van Camp

Scifaiku poem is inspired by Stephan Hawking’s “Project Starshot” which may send human’s first interstellar probes to another star system.