Apr 302016

Kieran McCarthy reports: Google has been given access to huge swatches of confidential patient information in the UK, raising fears yet again over how NHS managers view and handle data under their control. In an agreement uncovered by the New Scientist, Google and its DeepMind artificial intelligence wing have been granted access to current and historic [Read More…]

Apr 272016

Grace Dobush writes: …. With the advent of global surveillance, “Our world is becoming better behaved, but perhaps less human,” said Tijmen Schep, creative director of the Dutch arts collective SETUP, which for the past two years has worked on building a national database of Dutch citizens based solely on open source data. The initial [Read More…]