#098 - $20k for Poverty Interventions, AGI Safety Course, & Advances in Green Hydrogen!
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📓 The California Journalism Preservation Act was just introduced with bipartisan support. It would charge a “journalism usage fee” to large platforms that make news content available on their sites.
📱 The CBP One app is the primary portal for seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border, and even after a recent overhaul it’s causing frustration.
🚀 New research outlines the possibility for AI to rebuild the middle class by decreasing inequality.
BetaNYC is a public interest technology organization based in NYC, and they’re looking for a summer Civic Innovation Lab Associate as a frontend developer!
The D-Prize offers up to $20k in funding to new ventures that scale proven poverty interventions. Their regular submission deadline is June 4th!
The AGI Safety Fundamentals: Alignment Course provides a high-level understanding of the AI alignment problem and some of the key research directions which aim to solve it. It’s a 7 week course, and you can apply anytime to join their next cohort!
🧪 Ecolectro’s new green hydrogen technology reduces hydrogen stack costs by 78%, enabling scalable, cheap, clean green hydrogen! Check out their website or read an in depth profile here!
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