HRBDT Weekly News Circular

By Baekkwan Park

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 9 to 16 June 2017.

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

Big Data and Technology

3 Massive Big Data Problems Everyone Should Know AboutForbes

Experts Think Through Ethical, Legal, Social Challenges Of The Rise Of RobotsIntellectual Property Watch

Facebook to fight ISIS online with new technologyIndependent

Machine learning algorithms make life easier—Until they don’t – TechTarget

Health

Arizona State using big data in hunt for cancer cureHealth Data Management

Red Cross using data to predict critical blood supplyZDNet

Top 10 Challenges of Big Data Analytics in HealthcareHealthIT Analytics

Using Big Data and Mold to Improve Drug DevelopmentHuffington Post

Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues

How NASA’s Satellites Can Help Solve The Middle East Water Crisis – Newsweek

New tool to forecast nutrition-related vulnerabilitiesSciDevNet

One Women is Behind the Most Up-to-Date Interactive Map of Femicides in MexicoGlobal Voices

Privacy and Surveillance

The Big Brother of AI is here. Should you care?VentureBeat

Privacy-keen Germans push back against plans to ‘duplicate the US data chaos‘ – ZDNet


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

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