Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 26 October

Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 26 October
October 29, 2018 Manuel Fernandez Sierra

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 19 – 26 October 2018.


Artificial Intelligence Special Report The New York Times

Look to Africa to advance artificial intelligence – Nature

The AI cold war that could doom us all – Wired

Big data

Sociogenomics is opening a new door to eugenics –  MIT Technology Review


AI’s Potential to Diagnose and Treat Mental Illness  – Harvard Business Review


Thousands Of Swedes Are Inserting Microchips Under Their Skin NPR


‘City of surveillance’: privacy expert quits Toronto’s smart-city project – The Guardian


Apple CEO backs privacy laws, warns data being ‘weaponized’ – Associated Press

Congress takes first steps toward regulating artificial intelligence – The Conversation

Legal Ethics: The Ethical Dilemma of Artificial Intelligence – The National Law Review

Why Privacy Regulations Don’t Always Do What They’re Meant To – Harvard Business Review



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