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 18 – 25 May 2018.
Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence
Committee sets the agenda for new algorithmic ethics agency – UK House of Commons
The US military is funding an effort to catch deepfakes and other AI trickery – MIT Technology Review
Microsoft is creating an oracle for catching biased AI algorithms – MIT Technology Review
Making decisions that the computers cannot – The Financial Times
Amazon Pushes Facial Recognition to Police. Critics See Surveillance Risk. – The New York Times
When Passion and Technology Meet – The New York Times
Facebook and Free Speech – Just Security
Ireland’s Abortion Referendum Becomes a Test for Facebook and Google – The New York Times
The UK Adopts Data Protection Act 2018 – Inside Privacy
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