Weekly HRBDT News Circular 10 January 2020

Weekly HRBDT News Circular 10 January 2020
January 15, 2020 Naomi Biggs
In Weekly News Circulars

Each week The Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project prepares an overview of related news stories from the week. This summary contains news articles from  1 January – 10 January 2020.

Facial recognition
Facial recognition at South Wales derby ‘a step too far’, says police chief – The Guardian
Lack of guidance leaves public services in limbo on AI, says watchdog – The Guardian

Mis/Disinformation and Deepfakes
TikTok’s Deepfakes Just The Latest Security Issue For The Video Sharing App – Forbes
Facebook to ban ‘deepfakes’ – BBC
Bots and trolls spread false arson claims in Australian fires ‘disinformation campaign’ – Guardian

Artificial Intelligence
Can Facebook really rely on artificial intelligence to spot abuse? – Financial Times
Scientists have developed AI to detect sexual harassment in emails – Independent

AI comes to the operating room – The New York Times
A chatbot pulled me out of a ‘really dark place’ – BBC
Drones: Could they be used to deliver blood? – BBC
A billion medical images are exposed online, as doctors ignore warnings – TechCrunch
The future Of work now—medical coding with AI – Forbes


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