Last Week in AI #41
Eduardo Cerna, March 30, 2020
Billionaire Creates AI Institute to Fight the Pandemic
Thomas Siebel, the billionaire founder of C3.ai, announced a public-private partnership which will spend over USD 300 million in the next five years to fund and award initiatives that help slow the new pandemic. The Digital Transformation Institute includes commitments from Princeton, Carnegie Mellon, MIT, among others.
Read more at: The New York Times
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Google ‘Chipcetion’ to Use AI to Accelerate AI Chip Making
Using reinforcement learning techniques, researchers at Google have taken to AI to help them design computer chips. The algorithm they used was able to produce hundreds of thousands of designs, each at a fraction of a second. The researchers hope this will accelerate the process of chip design.
Read more at: MIT Tech Review
AI Ethics Plan Receives the Pope’s Blessing
The Catholic Church has joined forces with IBM and Microsoft to work on the ethics of AI. The Rome Call for Ethics, as the document is named, calls for putting humans in the center of technologies and to focus on the good of the environment.
Read more at:BBC