Weekly HRBDT News Circular 30 August 2019

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 – 30 August 2019.


AI, Big Data and its impact on society

How Big Data Is Changing The Job MarketInside BigData

Ai & Big Data’s Hoarding Mentality Creates A New Era Of Cyber RisksForbes

Primary school to use AI to monitor studentsGlobal Times

The risks of amoral AITech Crunch



Deep Medicine: How AI will transform the doctor-patient relationshipTechTalks

How Will Ai Change Healthcare? Robot-Assisted Surgery And Virtual Nurses Are Just The StartDataconomy

Big data and healthThe Lancet Digital Health



‘If You Don’t Like It, Deem It Fake News’ –  The Korea Times

War Against Fake News Gains A Tech AllyCDO Trends

This Is What Chinese State Disinformation Looks LikeSUP China

Indonesia faces two waves of misinformation and an internet shutdown at the same timePoynter

Misinformation is driving DRC’s Ebola outbreak – but the community is the key to beating itThe Telegraph


Privacy and data security

Data Security – The Profits In Keeping Data SafeHargreaves Lansdown


Surveillance and facial recognition

Who Needs Censorship Resistance? Not Most of UsForbes

Hong Kong Exposes Both Sides Of China’s Relentless Facial Recognition MachineForbes

Surveillance state ‘becoming more intrusive than 1984’The Times



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