Partnership on AI

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Partnership on AI (full name Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society) is a technology industry consortium focused on establishing best practices for artificial intelligence systems and to educate the public about AI. Publicly announced September 28, 2016, its founding members are Amazon, Facebook, Google, DeepMind, Microsoft, and IBM, with interim co-chairs Eric Horvitz of Microsoft Research and Mustafa Suleyman of DeepMind.[1][2][3][4] Apple joined the consortium as a founding member in January 2017.[5]

In January 2017, Apple head of advanced development for Siri, Tom Gruber, joined the Partnership on AI's board.[6] In October 2017, Terah Lyons joined the Partnership on AI as the organization's founding Executive Director.[7] Lyons brings to the organization her expertise in technology governance, with a specific focus in machine intelligence, AI, and robotics policy, having formerly served as Policy Advisor to the United States Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith.

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  1. ^ Hern, Alex (2016-09-28). "'Partnership on AI' formed by Google, DeepMind, Facebook, Amazon, IBM and Microsoft | Technology". The Guardian. Retrieved 2016-09-29.
  2. ^ Waters, Richard (2016-09-29). "AI is 'Next Big Thing' to worry about". Financial Times. Retrieved 2016-09-29.
  3. ^ Bindi, Tas (2016-09-29). "Amazon, Google, Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft form AI non-profit". ZDNet. Retrieved 2016-09-29.
  4. ^ Rubin, Ben Fox; Cheng, Roger (2016-09-29). "The AI Super Friends assemble! (The 3:59, Ep. 115)". CNET. Retrieved 2016-09-29.
  5. ^ "Partnership on AI Update". Partnership on AI. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  6. ^ Tilley, Aaron. "Why Apple Joined Rivals Amazon, Google, Microsoft In AI Partnership". Forbes. Retrieved 2017-02-02.
  7. ^ "Partnership on AI Announces Executive Director Terah Lyons and Welcomes New Partners - The Partnership on AI". The Partnership on AI. 2017-10-17. Retrieved 2018-09-10.

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Official website