Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 15 February 2019

Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 15 February 2019
February 21, 2019 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  8-15 February 2019.


Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence

How to stop computers being biasedFinancial Times

This is why AI has yet to reshape most businessesMIT technology review

Can a machine outsmart a human?The Telegraph

Police across the US are training crime-predicting AIs on falsified dataMIT Technology Review


Fake News and Deep Fakes

An AI that writes convincing prose risks mass-producing fake newsMIT Technology Review

A new tool protects videos from deepfakes and tamperingWIRED

Disinformation campaigns are distorting global newsFinancial Times



Robots and AI to give doctors more time with patientsThe Guardian



Staff surveillance: gold mine and potential minefieldFinancial Times

Facebook may face multibillion-dollar US fine over privacy lapses – reportThe Guardian

Optus privacy breach: names, addresses and details revealed in sim card glitchThe Guardian



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