AI emotion-detection software tested on Uyghurs

Emotion Detection On Uyghurs

Source: Jane Wakefield
Affiliation: BBC News

This article describes how a Chinese software company tested their emotion recognition software on the Uyghurs, a marginalized ethnic group in China. The ethical implications of this are discussed. The article also describes the high amounts of surveillance in Chinese society, especially of the Uyghurs, and the human rights implications of that high level of surveillance.

Keywords: Artificial Intelligence , Computer Science , Emotion Recognition , Physiognomy , Science Fiction , Tech Ethics