11 years since Marcus Hutter sold his Ferrari (probably a joke, but I'm not sure) to underwrite the €50,000 purse for the compression prize I suggested, and I suggested students get their PhD's under Hutter.
NGOs are rightly worried about "bias" arising from "big data" and "AI", but they're clearly not firing on all cylinders. Indeed, if this public position by the Ford Foundation is any indication, they're coasting on momentum.
"Bias" is exposed by cross-checking measurement operations and cross-checks are, ultimately, dependent on a variety of relatively independent measurement instruments being brought into consilience. This is precisely what cross-disciplinary data, metadisciplined by Ockham's Razor, accomplishes.
Who are the serious individual philanthropists that should be supporting something like this? Are there any?
It is, of course, too much to ask that well endowed institutions like Harvard, let alone the government, support the destruction of their own theology. In prior centuries, "elites" such as these would be put to the guillotine. Indeed, it may be that the one thing that may save them from a new French Revolution is what I have proposed above: