Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 28 September

Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 28 September
October 1, 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 22 – 28 September 2018.

AI

Microsoft’s machine learning tools for developers get smarter – TechCrunch

Ex-Google scientist raises Project Dragonfly concerns in Senate letter  – TechCrunch

Health

China’s doctor shortage prompts rush for AI health care   – DailyMail

Privacy

In Senate hearing, tech giants push lawmakers for federal privacy rules  – TechCrunch

How to make technology a force for good  – CNN

Major security flaw in Tory conference app reveals users’ data   – The Guardian

Regulation

Fears Coalition’s encryption bill could destroy privilege against self-incrimination  – The Guardian

Security

Facebook says big breach exposed 50 million accounts to full takeover –  Reuters

Technology

Coming of Age: Emerging Technologies And The World’s Children   – Forbes

 

 


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