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The History of AI (HAI) at AIWS.net, Michael Dukakis Institute is the first historical site in AI

 

Boston, 04/15/2020

  1. Mission:

Governor Michael Dukakis said on March 10, 2020 at UCLA: “study history to avoid mistakes from the past, learn great lessons from history for today and tomorrow”. The mission of HAI is to do so, in addition to shaping a better future and encouraging people to contribute to it. Anyone can make history with their helpful, pioneering, or influential contributions. HAI encourages those who lack good conditions or environment, who are not get benefit of official works in this, but are passionate and contribute and have pioneering results, works.

  1. Topics for the History of Artificial Intelligence Project:

Historical events, achievements, and figures in AI technology are some of the topics of this project. These topics below will be included as well:

  • Ideology, Ideas, Initiatives, Solutions, Norms, Standards, Laws, Regulations, Conventions, Accords, Political Decisions of AI by nations.
  • International Ideology, Ideas, Initiatives, Solutions, Norms, Standards, Laws, Regulations, Conventions, Accords, and Political Decisions of AI.
  • How AI change, innovate, and reform politics, societies, and economics.
  • Activities, campaigns related to AI.
  1. Objects:

HAI will contain historical documents and stories about historical figures, events, and achievements in AI.

  1. Outcomes:
  • “The History of AI” at AIWS.net has 3 subsections below:

+ The AI Chronicle: updated monthly.

+ The AIWS House: (both online and physical AIWS House at Boston, Zurich, and at Dalat University).

+ Mission and Board

The History of Artificial Intelligence will be updated monthly and posted on AIWS.net (“The AI Chronicle” of the section “the History of AI”). In addition, there will also be books, papers, and the AIWS House.

5. The History of AI Board:

The HAI Board is chaired by Governor Michael Dukakis, with Professor Nazli Choucri (MIT), Historian Chien Minh Le, President of Dalat University, Professor Ole Molvig (Vanderbilt University), Tuan Anh Nguyen (Michael Dukakis Institute), Professor Thomas Patterson (Harvard University), Professor Judea Pearl (UCLA), Professor Alex Pentland (MIT), Professor David Silbersweig (Harvard University), and President Vaira Vike-Freiberga, Latvia as members.

Professors and scholars of the history of science at Harvard, MIT and Brandeis, as well as AI professors of Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, Berkeley, UCLA, Oxford, Cambridge, University of Tokyo will participate.

The “The History of AI” Board will review and identify historical events, figures, and achievements in AI. After the HAI Board approve them, they will be made official historical events, figures, achievements in AI and posted on the AI Chronicle at AIWS.net. The HAI Board will review and select contents for books and papers of the History of AI.

6. Timeline:

Announce on May 5, 2020 with the Online AIWS Roundtable “Transatlantic Approaches on Digital Governance: A New Social Contract in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Age”, which is co-organized by Boston Global Forum and World Leadership Alliance-Club de Madrid. Content will be posted on “the AI Chronicle” of AIWS.net starting June 6, 2020.