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Stanford helped pioneer artificial intelligence, and now it wants to put humans at its center.

John Etchemendy and Fei-Fei Li, Co-Directors at the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence. MUST CREDIT: Photo by Peter DaSilva for The Washington Post.

The university launched the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, a think tank that aims to become an interdisciplinary hub for policymakers, researchers and students who will go on to build the technologies of the future. It aims to raise more than $1 billion.

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