Call for Applicants: 2019 Assembly Program – Berkman Klein Center & the MIT Media Lab

Closing Date: 2.9 2018. Open to professionals who are interested in artificial intelligence and governance issues. The program gathers technologists, managers, and policymakers to confront emerging problems related to the ethics and governance of artificial intelligence.

Over four months (March 2019 – June 2019), participants will engage in a design-thinking process, a course led by Harvard and MIT faculty, and a collaborative development period to explore hard problems with running code. Each participants will also receive a $2,500 stipend.

Participants are expected to engage full-time in Cambridge MA for the first two weeks and final few days of the program; and half-time for the remaining twelve weeks of the program. Regardless of location, participants must be accessible and available to collaborate with their teams.

Participants must also sign a Contributor License Agreement that enables the release of Assembly products under open source licenses, and confirms that their employer does not own or have rights to their Assembly contributions. International participants must also have the ability to engage in collaborative research and receive a stipend.

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