HRBDT Weekly News Circular

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 7-14 June 2019.

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

AI, Big Data and its impact on society

How Big Data Is Changing The Job Market – Inside BigData

Ai & Big Data’s Hoarding Mentality Creates A New Era Of Cyber Risks – Forbes

Primary school to use AI to monitor students – Global Times

The risks of amoral AI – Tech Crunch


‘If You Don’t Like It, Deem It Fake News’– The Korea Times

War Against Fake News Gains A Tech Ally – CDO Trends

This Is What Chinese State Disinformation Looks Like – SUP China

Indonesia faces two waves of misinformation and an internet shutdown at the same time – Poynter

Misinformation is driving DRC’s Ebola outbreak – but the community is the key to beating it – The Telegraph

Surveillance and facial recognition

Who Needs Censorship Resistance? Not Most of Us – Forbes

Hong Kong Exposes Both Sides Of China’s Relentless Facial Recognition Machine – Forbes

Surveillance state ‘becoming more intrusive than 1984’– The Times

Privacy and data security

Data Security – The Profits In Keeping Data Safe – Hargreaves Lansdown


Deep Medicine: How AI will transform the doctor-patient relationship – TechTalks

How Will Ai Change Healthcare? Robot-Assisted Surgery And Virtual Nurses Are Just The Start – Dataconomy

Big data and health – The Lancet Digital Health


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


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