»MegaPix­els is an inde­pen­dent art and research project by Adam Har­vey and Jules LaPlace that inves­ti­gates the ethics, ori­gins, and indi­vid­ual pri­va­cy impli­ca­tions of face recog­ni­tion image datasets and their role in the expan­sion of bio­met­ric sur­veil­lance tech­nolo­gies.«

It’s worth to vis­it this site because it intro­duces, which data sets Machine Learn­ing relies on, and it also rais­es the ques­tion how researchers in this field can be called out for act­ing eth­i­cal­ly.

A short while lat­er, Adam Har­vey post­ed this on twit­ter, a good exam­ple of how edu­cat­ing the pub­lic can shake­up bad ethics: