Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 2 November

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 26 October – 2 November 2018.

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence: 3 charts reveal what hospitals need in the near future – Healthcare IT News

Can artificial intelligence help stop religious violence? BBC News

Google seeks to grant $25 million to AI for ‘good’ projects – Reuters

How The UK Government Uses Artificial Intelligence To Identify Welfare And State Benefits Fraud Forbes

Microsoft CEO: AI can change the trajectory of healthcare if properly used – Digital Health

New method peeks inside the ‘black box’ of artificial intelligence – Science Daily

Freedom of Speech

Britain champions free speech, so we’re leading the war on fake news:  – Foreign and Commonwealth Office


Apple, Facebook and Google and others sign letter opposing Trump’s attempt to redefine gender – Tech Crunch


The Privacy Battle to Save Google From Itself Wired

U.S. Supreme Court divided over Google privacy settlement – Reuters

Tech Giants

Tech giants may have to be broken up  – The Guardian

US attacks UK plan for digital services tax on tech giants – BBC News


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