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UK-Japan project to examine use of emotional AI in smart cities

UK-Japan project to examine use of emotional AI in smart cities

It is one of several projects exploring AI’s effects on individuals’ happiness and wellbeing, and its economic implications for skills, work and education.

Mastercard establishes principles for data responsibility

Mastercard establishes principles for data responsibility

New initiative proposed after survey shows significant mistrust of companies in the handling of personal data

Landmark hearing finds use of facial recognition technology lawful

Landmark hearing finds use of facial recognition technology lawful

The High Court ruled in favour of South Wales Police in the UK to allow the continued use of automated facial recognition but the technology remains controversial.

Brexit "chaos" threatening progress of technological change in the UK

Brexit "chaos" threatening progress of technological change in the UK

The mayor of London warns that the ongoing Brexit discussions are resulting in the Government side-lining preparations for the impact of rapid technological change.

EU publishes ethical AI guidelines

EU publishes ethical AI guidelines

The European Commission is launching a pilot phase to ensure its guidelines can be implemented and aims to build an international consensus for human-centric AI.

NYC, Amsterdam and Barcelona launch Cities Coalition for Digital Rights

NYC, Amsterdam and Barcelona launch Cities Coalition for Digital Rights

The new Cities Coalition for Digital Rights marks the first time that cities have come together to protect digital rights on a global level.