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LinkedIn, eBay founders join USD 27 mln fund for ethical AI

Wednesday 11 January 2017 | 10:42 CET | News
The founders of both LinkedIn and eBay have each granted USD 10 million to a fund aimed at keeping artificial intelligence systems ethical and preventing AI systems that may harm society, Recode reported. LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman and eBay's Pierre Omidyar join a USD 27 million fund that will be managed by MIT's Media Lab and Harvard's Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. An additional USD 5 million will come from the Knight Foundation while the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Jim Pallotta, founder of the Raptor Group, will each provide another USD 1 million. The new Ethics

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