Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 2 November

Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 2 November
November 5, 2018 Amy Dickens
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 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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