Weekly HRBDT News Circular 13 March 2020

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 6 – 13 March 2020.

Algorithms and AI

UK Government’s Advisory Committee Publishes Report on Public Sector Use of AICOVINGTON

Showing Robots How To Do Your ChoresMIT News

Lie Detectors Have Always Been Suspect.  AI Has Made The Problem WorseMIT Technology Review

AI Could Help With The Next Pandemic—But Not With This OneMIT Technology Review

IBM Wants To Make Computers Fluent In HumanCNN

A Flexible Brain For AIScienceDaily

Computer Vision

A Hybrid AI Model Lets It Reason About The World’s Physics Like A ChildMIT Technology Review

Fake News

NHS Working With Tech Giants To Battle Coronavirus Fake NewsDigital Health

Meet The Woman Fighting Coronavirus Misinformation OnlineCNN


Cambridge Analytica: Australia Takes Facebook To Court Over PrivacyBBC News

Social Media

‘My Search For The Boy In A Child Abuse Video’BBC News

Apps ‘Must Check Images For Child Abuse Before Publication’BBC News

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