Stanford University unveils the new Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence

Date: 18th March 2019

Embracing technology and early adoption can often play a key role in competitive advantage and now Stanford University, with one eye on the imminent artificial intelligence (AI) future, is embracing AI on a strategic scale with the opening of The Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI).

HAI is committed to studying, guiding and developing human-centered artificial intelligence technologies and applications and its mission is to advance AI research, education, policy and practice to improve the human condition.  The campus will host humanities, social sciences, engineering and medical schools under the same umbrella as experts in business, law and policy, making this a global, inter-disciplinary hub for discussion and development of AI.

This strategy of AI cross discipline integration will likely yield some disruptive, challenging and hugely beneficial philosophies, technologies and initiatives and it raises the intriguing question of how other universities will build AI into their own strategic vision of the future…