Driving The Day
Today is November 17, 2023, and here are the key policymaker and stakeholder actions on AI you need to know: Though some in the tech industry are optimistic about improved economic cooperation between the U.S. and China after the Biden-Xi meeting this week, AI is still a sticking point. According to a new poll, a large majority of California voters are concerned about AI-generated deepfakes and disinformation impacting the election. In Europe, an advocacy group argues Big Tech has “privileged” access to the policymakers negotiating the final language of the EU’s AI Act. Meanwhile, Google CEO Sundar Pichai called for a global AI regulatory framework, arguing the impact of AI—like climate change—extends beyond borders.
Washington in Focus: U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer stated he’s on a mission for congress to help eliminate racial bias in AI.
Around the Nation: AI is helping defense attorneys sift through police body cam videos.
Across the Pond: Microsoft and Meta quizzed on AI copyright by U.K. House of Lords committee.
Global Highlights: Canada flags concern on AI-generated deepfake disinformation campaigns.
Outside Views: The CEO of a tech-focused hedge fund argued AI will create the ‘largest displacement of human labor in the history of capitalism.’
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