HRBDT Weekly News Circular

By Ayman Alhelbawy

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 20 – 26 January 2018.

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

Artificial Intelligence

5 Unexpected Ways AI Can Save The World – Nasdaq

The development of AI ethics must keep pace with innovation – Venture Beat

Big Data

Can Big Data Help Save Abused Kids? – Reason

Essays from the edge of humanitarian innovationRelief Web


NHS green-lights cloud technology for storing patient dataDigital Health


Apple Can’t Resist Playing by China’s Rules – The New York Times


Digital declaration draft has been approved to ensure data security – Firstpost


How Compliance, Data Security Needs Shift with Big Data Push – Health IT Security


China testing facial-recognition surveillance system in Xinjiang – The Guardian



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



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