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 July – 8 July 2018.
Medicine’s blockchainification is imminent, say researchers – The Next Web
Algorithm matches human cardiologists in detecting heart attacks – MIT Technology Review
California’s new online privacy law could be huge for the US – MIT Technology Review
Millions of smart TVs in the US are collecting data about you – MIT Technology Review
The battle against deepfake pornography – The Guardian
‘Predictive policing’: Big-city departments face lawsuits – San Francisco Chronicle
Undercover policing inquiry: victims launch legal action – The Guardian
Facebook’s latest acquisition is all about fighting fake news – MIT Technology Review
‘China’s Google’ releases its first AI chip – MIT Technology Review
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