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 2 – 8 December 2017.
China’s A.I. Advances Help Its Tech Industry, and State Security – The New York Times
Facebook teaches AI to seek out suicidal users – The Next Web
The Serial-Killer Detector – The New York Times
Victims of Sexual Harassment Have a New Resource: AI – MIT Technology Review
Why Microsoft Challenged the Right Law: A Response to Orin Kerr – Just Security
A New Algorithm Identifies Candidates for Palliative Care by Predicting When Patients Will Die – MIT Technology Review
Google Has Released an AI Tool That Makes Sense of Your Genome – MIT Technology Review
Scrapping FCC net neutrality rules would be a mistake – openDemocracy
The Demise of Net Neutrality Will Harm Innovation in America – MIT Technology Review
Mixed Messages? The Limits of Automated Social Media Content Analysis – Center for Democracy & Technology
Warrantless Backdoor Searches are Not “Business as Usual” – Just Security
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