Machine Learning Requires Careful Stewardship Says Royal Society
Urgent consideration needs to be given to the “careful stewardship” needed over the next ten years to ensure that the dividends from machine learning – the form of artificial intelligence that allows machines to learn from data.
The Broad Institute draws NIH funding to subsidize dozens of basic research projects, many of them conducted with commercial partners. But it is the Broad’s handling of its own CRISPR business and partnerships that threaten to undermine its nonprofit mission.
Ten years of Dutch participation in the ERC programme have been very rewarding for the small nation. The Dutch population accounts for only 3% of the total union but it receives an impressive 9% of the ERC grants. Is this a blessing or a curse?