Google launches Digital Futures Project with $20 million grant to support responsible artificial intelligence
Google and its charity organization, Google.org . On September 9, he launched the Digital Futures Project, an initiative to study responsible artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. 11. The Mountain View company is donating a total of $ 20 million to the world's leading think tanks and academic institutions in order to promote dialogue and research in artificial intelligence technologies. According to a blog post, Google aims to address issues of fairness, bias, Decriminalization, security and future business through close cooperation with external organizations and the desire to promote responsible discussion: among the winners who have already received grants under the Foundation are the Aspen Institute, the Brookings Institution and others.Tion is a member of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Center for New American Security, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Institute for Security and Technology, the Leaders Conference Education Foundation, MIT's Future Studies, the R Street Institute, and the SeedAI Institute.The launch time of the project was chosen because executives from some of the world's largest technology companies will gather on Dec. 13 in Washington, D.C. at the Artificial Intelligence Forum hosted by U.S. Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer.Senators will unveil Alphabet's bipartisan expanded artificial intelligence regulatory project, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai and former Google CEO and chairman Eric Schmidt plan to attend, along with Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and co-founder Bill Gates, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang, OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and representatives of civil rights organizations. Not only will the executives of US companies with a total market capitalization of more than $ 6 trillion gather at the event, but it looks like Zuckerberg and Musk will be in the same room for the first time since their public mixed martial arts match Decayed. According to Senator Schumer's office, the purpose of the event is to discuss artificial intelligence policy. This will be the first of nine similar events planned in the fall, but it remains unclear whether there will be the same guest list at later events.