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Ethics and Governance AI Fund funnels $7.6M to Harvard, MIT and independent research efforts

A $27 million fund aimed at applying artificial intelligence to the public interest has announced the first targets of its beneficence: $7.9 million will be split unequally between MIT's Media Lab, Ha

Terrapattern is reverse image search for maps, powered by a neural network

Terrapattern is a visual search engine that, from the moment you first use it, you wonder: Why didn't Google come up with this 10 years ago? Click on a feature on the map — a baseball diamond, a mar

CODE2040 Snags $1.2 Million To Double The Size Of Its Diversity In Tech Programs

The Knight Foundation is supporting nonprofit organization CODE2040 with $1.2 million, the foundation announced on its blog this morning. Since launching its pilot program in 2012, CODE2040 has hel

StoryCorps’ Oral History App Receives Knight Foundation Grant To Add New Features

StoryCorps, the non-profit oral history project that has collected more than 100,000 interviews since 2003, is planning to improve its app and launch community programs after receiving a $600,000 gran

Matter, A For-Profit Media Accelerator Backed By KQED, Knight And PRX, Debuts First Class

Public broadcasters continue to face a lot of pressure as going concerns in the face of bigger overall pressure for the media industry, and like all media companies, they are looking towards a new gen

MapBox, A Contributor To OpenStreetMap, Gets $575K From The Knight Foundation

While Apple continues to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.techmeme.com/120920/p34#a120920p34">weather</a> very bad press (and <a target="_blank" href="http://pbs.twimg.com/media/A3QARhSCIAA2R9U.jpg