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Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI

17 Jul 2018

CHAI faculty members Pieter Abbeel and Bart Selman give their thoughts on Facebook and robots. Read the article here.

How the Enlightenment Ends

01 Jun 2018

Henry Kissenger writes about the rise of artificial intelligence. Read the article here.

Keeping Robots Friendly: Meet The Woman Teaching AI About Human Values

07 Feb 2018

A profile of CHAI’s Anca Dragan. Read the article here.

Cantwell, Bipartisan Colleagues Introduce Bill to Further Understand and Promote Development of Artificial Intelligence, Drive Economic Opportunity

12 Dec 2017

Read about the bill here.

Stuart Russell at TED 2017: 3 principles for creating safer AI

17 May 2017

How can we harness the power of superintelligent AI while ensuring strategically super-human systems are not used in ways we’d regret? As we move closer toward creating all-knowing machines, AI pioneer Stuart Russell is working on something a bit different: robots with uncertainty. Hear his vision for human-compatible AI that can solve problems using common sense, altruism and other human values.

The Montreal Declaration for a Responsible Development of Artificial Intelligence

11 Mar 2017

The Forum on the Socially Responsible Development of Artificial Intelligence, held in Montreal on November 2 and 3, 2017, concluded with the unveiling of the preamble of a draft declaration to which the public is now invited to contribute in a co-construction process involving all sectors of society. Read about it here.

The future of AI needs to have more people in it

06 Mar 2017

AI systems need to help humans and humanity. I believe that for them to do that well, we need a new definition of AI — one that takes humans and humanity into account explicitly. That’s why I’m excited to share that I’m leading the upcoming AI4ALL education program at UC Berkeley, BAIR Camp, where high school students will explore human-centered — or humanistic — AI.

Yes, We Are Worried About the Existential Risk of Artificial Intelligence

02 Nov 2016

An article by Allan Dafoe and Stuart Russell in MIT Technology Review.

New Research Center to Explore Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

01 Nov 2016

An article by John Markoff in the New York Times.

Google, Facebook, Amazon join forces on future of AI

28 Sep 2016

An article by Jane Wakefield, BBC News.

The rise of robots: forget evil AI – the real risk is far more insidious

30 Aug 2016

An artible by Olivia Solon in the Guardian.

UC Berkeley — Center for Human-Compatible AI

29 Aug 2016

The Open Philanthropy Project awarded a grant of $5,555,550 over five years to UC Berkeley to support the launch of a Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence (AI), led by Professor Stuart Russell. Read more on their website.

UC Berkeley launches Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence

29 Aug 2016

An article by Jeffrey Norris in Berkeley News on the launch of CHAI.

We can't prevent AI changing the world but we can stop robots cooking cats

06 Jun 2016

An article by Nick Heath in Tech Republic.