Knight announces $7.6M for AI and ethics projects

By Patrick Kowalczyk

Jul. 23, 2017

A $27 million fund aimed at ensuring that artificial intelligence is developed in the public interest has announced its round of funding: $7.6 million, which will be split unequally between MIT’s Media Lab, Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center and seven smaller research efforts around the world. The fund was founded with initial support from Knight Foundation, Omidyar Network, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman (pictured above), the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Jim Pallotta. PKPR secured coverage for the announcement in outlets including TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Wired, and The Verge.

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