LONDON: Opens new tab Google (GOOGL.O) has committed 25 million euros ($26.98 million) to assist Europeans in learning how to use artificial intelligence (AI).
The internet giant said on Monday that it had launched applications for social entrepreneurs and charities that may assist in reaching those who would most benefit from training and announcing the money.
The company has increased the number of languages in which its free online AI training classes are available to 18, and it will also be hosting several “growth academies” to assist businesses employing AI to grow.
According to research, the advantages of AI could make inequality worse, particularly regarding jobs and financial stability, stated Adrian Brown, executive director of the Centre for Public Impact. This nonprofit organization is managing the program with Google.
“This new program will ensure that no one is left behind by helping people throughout Europe build their knowledge, skills, and confidence around AI.”
Google said it would spend $1 billion last month constructing a data center near London to accommodate the region’s rising demand for internet services.
The Alphabet-owned opens new tab firm said in a statement that the data center will be situated in Waltham Cross, around 15 miles (24.14 kilometers) north of central London, on a 33-acre land Google purchased in 2020.