Facebook backs Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence with $7.5 million

“Facebook will donate $7.5 million for the creation of The Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence, a research center being made to explore topics such as transparency and accountability in medical treatment and human rights in human-AI interaction.

The announcement was made today during a speech by COO Sheryl Sandberg at the Digital Life Design (DLD) conference in Munich, Germany and is Facebook’s first investment in an independent center to study ethics in AI, a company spokesperson told VentureBeat in an email.”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/venturebeat.com/2019/01/20/facebook-backs-institute-for-ethics-in-artificial-intelligence-with-7-5-million/amp/

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