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CMU launches new initiative for human-centered AI

Carnegie Mellon is launching the Open Forum for AI (OFAI), a new initiative that will build capacity and understanding for a human-centered AI to move ...
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Omidyar Network statement on shooting at former President Trump’s rally

The following is a statement from Omidyar Network on the shooting at Former President Trump’s rally on July 13, 2024: Political violence has no place ...
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Omidyar Network announces fourth class of reporters in residence

Program aims to increase quality news coverage of pressing economic, technological issues Washington, DC — Today, Omidyar Network announced the five latest journalists to join ...
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New philanthropic collaborative directs first investment into rural efforts strengthening local civic life

The Trust for Civic Life awards initial $8 million in grants to on-the-ground community groups in underfunded regions across the U.S. Responding to the urgent ...
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Cultivating Repair: Meet the Catalyst Initiative cohort

Artists expressing the pain and joy of human experience. Community leaders gathering neighbors to replenish land after disaster. Storytellers using technology to bring untold histories ...
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Nurturing new frames on the economy

In the first post in this series, we laid out how Omidyar Network defines narrative change and how we’ve incorporated this important tool into our ...
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Maryland joins the fight to protect children online and adopts Kids Code

By Gus Rossi In a monumental victory for online safety advocates, Maryland has followed in California’s footsteps by adopting the Age Appropriate Design Code (AADC), ...
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Redefining rural resilience: Voices shaping a new economic narrative

By Thea Anderson We believe that the economy must work for everyone. But for too long, many people and communities have been overlooked and undervalued. ...
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Omidyar Network announces Brian Merchant as first technology journalist to join Reporters in Residence program

April 4, 2024 Washington, DC — Omidyar Network is proud to announce that Brian Merchant, esteemed writer, reporter, and author, will be joining its Reporters ...
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Omidyar Network purchases shares of Anthropic

Omidyar Network, alongside Ford Foundation and Nathan Cummings Foundation, recently purchased just under 50,000 shares of Anthropic stock that were made available for sale as ...
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