HRBDT Weekly News Circular

By Amy Dickens

Each week the Human Rights, Big Data & Technology Project, based at the University of Essex Human Rights Centre, prepares an overview of related news stories from the week. This summary contains news articles from 7 to 14 April 2017.

You can follow the HRBDT Project on twitter: @hrbdtNews.

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence: How to avoid racist algorithms – BBC News

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI – MIT Technology Review


How consent requirements may shape teen mental health research – Reuters

How Artificial Intelligence is Revolutionizing Healthcare – The Next Web


UK tourists to US may get asked to hand in passwords or be denied entry – The Guardian

Computer security is broken from top to bottom – The Economist

Smart Cities

Smart Cities Could Be Crippled by Dumb Security – MIT Technology Review

Disclaimer: The views expressed herein are the author(s) alone.

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