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Google's DeepMind starts new, open, ethics unit

Friday 6 October 2017 | 10:00 CET | News
Google's DeepMind has created a special department that will focus on ethics, with attention placed also on transparency and independence, Wired reported. AI specialist DeepMind said the aim of the new unit will be to help technologists understand the ethical implications of their work and help society decide how AI can be beneficial. All of the new unit's research will be published online in full and its six external fellows -who include economist professor Diane Coyle; philosopher and existential risk expert professor Nick Bostrom; international diplomat Christiana Figueres; and economist

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Companies: Google
Countries: World
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