wildly curious
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations
Health & Science
Each year, RadioWest sits down for in-depth conversations with filmmakers and producers during the Sundance Film Festival. Just like the festival, the RadioWest team has eclectic taste. We hope you enjoy the diversity of topics as much as we do.

Sundance 2020: 'Coded Bias'

7th Empire Media

MIT researcher Joy Buolamwini was working with a facial recognition software when she encountered a problem: The robot she was programming could not detect her own face, and she had to wear a white mask in order to finish the project.

Shalini Kantayya’s documentary, Coded Bias, explores the fallout from Joy’s discovery that AI is not racially neutral, and introduces us to the rebels and misfits of data science who are trying to intercede.


Shalini Kantayya, documentary filmmaker