Google searches for new measure of skin tones to curb bias in products

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Google searches for new measure of skin tones to curb bias in products

To replace outdated 1970s measure.

Google it is developing an alternative to the industry standard method for classifying skin tones, which a growing chorus of technology researchers and dermatologists says is inadequate for assessing whether products are biased against people of colour. At issue is a six-colour scale known as ...

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