Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 9 March 2018

Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 9 March 2018
March 12, 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 3rd – 9th March 2018.


Google’s AI is being used by US Military Drone Programme – The Guardian

The Grim Conclusions of the Largest-Ever Study of Fake News – The Atlantic

The Ethical Challenge AI Poses is Something Radically New – Politico

‘Dehumanising, impenetrable, frustrating’:  the grim reality of job hunting in the age of AI – The Guardian

Artificial Intelligence Is Now Used to Predict Crime. But Is It Biased? – Smithsonian Magazine


Bots, Bytes and Big Data:  Could AI Transform Indian Healthcare? – Hindustan Times

Healthcare’s Artificial Intelligence Market May Hit $6 Billion – Forbes

 Privacy, Data Protection and Security

Google Tech Used by Pentagon ‘to analyse drone videos’ – BBC

What Price Privacy When Apple Gets into Bed with China – The Guardian

Personal Data Rights Key to Managing Big Data – Global Times

Your Data is Crucial to a Robotic Age.  Shouldn’t You Be Paid for It? – The New York Times

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