Michael Casey is on vacation this week. The following essay was written by Marc Hochstein, CoinDesk’s Executive Editor. Once I pried into a stranger’s affairs for no good reason at all. This happened almost 20 years…

A few years ago, when MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini was leading an interactive digital art project, she found the facial recognition technology it employed was far better at recognizing her lighter-skinned MIT colleagues.  …