Weekly News Circular – 24 June 2017

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 16 to 24 June 2017.


Google Pushes Framework for Law Enforcement Access to Overseas DataReuters

Facebook Enlists AI, Human Experts in New Push Against TerrorismBloomberg


84% of Execs: Artificial Intelligence Will Transform HealthcareHealthIT Analytics

Behind the Scenes: How Zion China uses IoT and Machine Learning to evolve its Intelligent Diabetes Management solutionChannel 9

Supercomputers Use Machine Learning to Gain New Insights into Complex Cellular ProcessesScientific Computing

Where Artificial Intelligence Will Pay Off Most in Health CareFortune

Humanitarian Issues

Data for Democracy Wins Unite Ideas #IDETECT Data Challenge to Monitor Worldwide Patterns of Internal DisplacementUN Office of Information and Communications Technology

New technologies are part of the refugee crisis solutionHuffington Post

Will Big Data Transform Development?Huffington Post

Privacy and Surveillance

Using Texts as Lures, Government Spyware Targets Mexican Journalists and Their FamiliesNew York Times

Malware in encrypted traffic uncovered with machine learningTechTarget


Nonprofits, not Silicon Valley startups, are creating AI apps for the greater goodRecode

The Fear and AWE of Techno-UtopiaHuffington Post

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