CHAI’s mission is to develop the conceptual and technical wherewithal to reorient the general thrust of AI research towards provably beneficial systems.


Four New PhD Students at CHAI

Berkeley this upcoming fall semester. Erik, Shreyas, and Johannes will be advised by our faculty director, Stuart Russell. Jakub will be co-advised by Stuart Russell and Sergey Levine.

Brian Christian’s “The Alignment Problem” wins the Excellence in Science Communication Award From Eric & Wendy Schmidt and the National Academies

Brian Christian has been named one of the inaugural recipients of the National Academies Eric and Wendy Schmidt Awards for Excellence in Science Communication

Fairness and Sequential Decision Making: Limits, Lessons, and Opportunities

As automated decision making and decision assistance systems become common in everyday life, research on the prevention or mitigation of potential harms that arise from decisions made by these systems has proliferated.

Brief of Center for Democracy and Technology and 6 Technologies as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent

CHAI's Jonathan Stray joined with Brandie Nonnecke from Berkeley's CITRIS Policy lab, the Center for Democracy and Technology, and other scholars to file a brief for the Supreme Court in an upcoming case called "Gonzalez vs. Google" that asks whether "targeted recommendations" should be protected under the same law that protects the "publishing" of third party content.

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