“Mr. Williams knew that he had not committed the crime in question. What he could not have known, as he sat in the interrogation room, is that his case may be the first known account of an American being wrongfully arrested based on a flawed match from a facial recognition algorithm, according to experts on technology and the law.” NYT: Wrongfully Accused by an Algorithm.

+ Wired: An Algorithm That ‘Predicts’ Criminality Based on a Face Sparks a Furor. “Its creators said they could use facial analysis to determine if someone would become a criminal. Critics said the work recalled debunked ‘race science.'”