AI and the Police State

2019 Symposium

Andrea Nill Sánchez, Marisa Franco, Ruha Benjamin, Kristian Lum

2019 Symposium

October 02, 2019

AI and the Police State

An examination of AI systems used by border patrol and police, looking at the ways in which these systems expand the power and reach of law enforcement and the carceral state, and how researchers, organizers, and scholars are pushing back.

Andrea Nill Sánchez (Chair), Incoming Executive Director, AI Now Institute

Marisa Franco, Director and Co-Founder, Mijente

Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American Studies, Princeton University

Kristian Lum, Lead Statistician, Human Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG)