UK government invited Google DeepMind exec to critical coronavirus meeting

Sam Shead, CNBC

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Photo by Artur Tumasjan on Unsplash

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The U.K. government invited DeepMind co-founder and CEO Demis Hassabis to attend a meeting of the scientific advisory group for emergencies (Sage) on March 18, around the time officials were considering a lockdown. Hassabis was invited to the Sage meeting by Patrick Vallance, who is also the government’s chief scientific advisor. His attendance, reported by The Guardian, has got people asking questions. Namely, what was the leader of an American-owned AI firm doing at a top-secret government meeting on the coronavirus? 

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