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Cambridge Trustworthy Technologies named as a launch partner for

last modified May 17, 2018 09:40 AM

Cambridge Trustworthy Technologies was today announced as a launch partner for, a new international, interdisciplinary, and multi-institutional initiative which aims to build and earn trust in AI. begins with the conviction that the more we do now to build well-earned trust, the better the prospects for beneficial AI. It aims to be the first global incubator for new ways of engineering and earning trust, in the AI arena. Our vision is to offer competitive small-grant funding to short, practical projects – innovative ideas for promoting well-earned trust, in any dimension relevant to AI impacts, anywhere in the world. 

The inspiration for is the Trust in AI Track at the UN AI for Good Summit 2018. The Track's nine proposals offer a small and diverse sample of the many kinds of projects that could launch. Our goal is to open the model of the Trust in AI Track to brilliant proposals from all over the world – to open-source the challenge of engineering and earning trust for AI for Good. 

Other partners include:

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The Trust & Technology Initiative brings together and drives forward interdisciplinary research from Cambridge and beyond to explore the dynamics of trust and distrust in relation to internet technologies, society and power; to better inform trustworthy design and governance of next generation tech at the research and development stage; and to promote informed, critical, and engaging voices supporting individuals, communities and institutions in light of technology’s increasing pervasiveness in societies.

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