Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 28 September

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 22 – 28 September 2018.


Microsoft’s machine learning tools for developers get smarter – TechCrunch

Ex-Google scientist raises Project Dragonfly concerns in Senate letter  – TechCrunch


China’s doctor shortage prompts rush for AI health care   – DailyMail


In Senate hearing, tech giants push lawmakers for federal privacy rules  – TechCrunch

How to make technology a force for good  – CNN

Major security flaw in Tory conference app reveals users’ data   – The Guardian


Fears Coalition’s encryption bill could destroy privilege against self-incrimination  – The Guardian


Facebook says big breach exposed 50 million accounts to full takeover –  Reuters


Coming of Age: Emerging Technologies And The World’s Children   – Forbes



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