Weekly News Circular – 24 March 2017

Weekly News Circular – 24 March 2017
March 24, 2017 Ajay Sandhu
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 18 to 24 March 2017.

Health

Google DeepMind and healthcare in an age of algorithms – Health and Technology

Google DeepMind’s NHS deal under scrutiny – BBC

Using big data to analyse images, video better than the human brain – ScienceDaily

Surveillance

Met police accused of using hackers to access protesters’ emails – The Guardian

Post-Snowden Internet Policy – Media and Communication Journal special issue

Real-time face recognition threatens to turn cops’ body cameras into surveillance machines – The Intercept_

Other

Tomorrow’s cities: Are your shoes giving away data? – BBC

Big Data and Society

Big Data and Society Introduction to Special Theme Veillance and transparency: A critical examination of mutual watching in the post-Snowden, Big Data era Big Data and Society


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