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 25 January – 1 February 2019.
Algorithms and AI
An obsession with computer vision shows the lopsided nature of the AI boom – MIT Technology Review
Deep learning hope and hype: MIT Technology Review’s Will Knight – MIT Technology Review
Making face recognition less biased doesn’t make it less scary – MIT Technology Review
This robot can probably beat you at Jenga—thanks to its understanding of the world – MIT Technology Review
Apple Was Slow to Act on FaceTime Bug That Allows Spying on iPhones – The New York Times
Does Facebook Really Know How Many Fake Accounts It Has? – The New York Times
EU data watchdog raises concerns over Facebook integration – The Guardian
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