Posted 2016-12-24

Entreprise-academia research agreement between Facebook R&D and 17 academic institutions, including Harvard, MIT and Caltech


Excerpt @Harvard retweet: "Computer scientists, social scientists, and electrical engineers from Harvard routinely attend the same conferences as Facebook’s internal researchers, each presenting innovative discoveries that inspire new lines of inquiry. The new agreement facilitates the type of interactions and collaborations that naturally arise from this intellectual cross-pollination."




Facebook Building 8 builds hardware related to augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence and connectivity

April 2016: "Here's What Facebook's New DARPA-esque "Building 8" Lab May Work On"
"The lab has hired the former leader of the Pentagon's DARPA research facility."