Beth Semel interviewed for report on the risks of biometric technologies

Oct. 26, 2023

Beth Semel served as a subject matter expert for a report published on October 16 by Access Now, entitled "Bodily Harms: Mapping the Risks of Emerging Biometric Tech." The report, written by Xiaowei Wang and Shazeda Ahmed from UCLA’s Center on Race and Digital Justice and the ELISAVA School of Design and Engineering, explores how AI based biometric tech systems are being used to classify, categorize, and control our bodies, perpetuating discrimination in the process. Semel discussed her research on mental healthcare voice analysis technologies.

Click here to read the full article in Access Now, "Bodily harms: how AI and biometrics curtail human rights"