Knight Foundation, Omidyar Network and LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman create million fund …

MIAMI, Jan. 10, 2017 – Recognizing the vast potential of artificial intelligence to affect the public interest, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Omidyar Network, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, and others have formed a $27 million fund to apply the humanities, the social sciences and other disciplines to the development of AI. The MIT Media Lab and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University will serve as founding academic institutions for the initiative, which will be named the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund. The Fund will support a cross-section of AI ethics and governance projects and activities, both in the United States and internationally. Artificial intelligence and complex algorithms in general, fueled by big data and deep-learning systems, are quickly changing how…


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