Oxford University has received the largest donation in the history of

Оксфордский университет получил крупнейшее пожертвование в истории

The money will get a new Institute that will study artificial intelligence.

The head of the American investment company Blackstone Group billionaire Stephen Schwarzman donated to Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188 million). This is a record donation in the history of British universities, reports the BBC on Wednesday, June 19.

The money will get a new Institute that will study artificial intelligence and the specific development of ethical and social problems. Also, these funds will be established the center for the Humanities, which will be named in honor of Mikhail Shvartsman.

Previously, Schwarzman donated $ 350 million to the Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT) in the establishment of the centre of computing and artificial intelligence.

Stephen Schwarzman is the 100-th place in the ranking of billionaires Forbes. His fortune is estimated at 15.5 billion dollars. Him and Rupert Murdoch’s media called among prominent businessmen, with whom the US President Donald trump regularly consults.

Recall that last year, the American billionaire investor Warren Buffett has donated to charity $3.4 billion. his Total donations now exceeds $30 billion.

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