Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 7 January 2018

Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 7 January 2018
January 11, 2018 Ayman Alhelbawy
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 1 – 7 January 2018.

Artificial Intelligence

Beijing to build $2 billion AI research park: XinhuaReuters

DeepMind’s Cofounder Thinks AI Should Get Ethical in 2018  – MIT Technology Review

Is this the year ‘weaponised’ AI bots do battle?  – BBC News

The Case Against Deep-Learning Hype – MIT Technology Review

Big Data

Big Data Works Only for Those Who Hype It  – Bloomberg

Bloomberg’s Data Initiative: Big Data For Social Good In 2018 – Forbes



AMA Incubator Invests $10 Million in Blockchain Health Startup – CoinDesk

Four healthcare technology trends to watch in 2018 TechTarget

Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO – BBC News

Platform Regulation

Tough new German law puts tech firms and free speech in spotlightThe Guardian


Intel, ARM and AMD chip scare: What you need to know – BBC News

Disclaimer: The views expressed herein are the author(s) alone.