Driving The Day
Today is November 28, 2023, and here are the key policymaker and stakeholder actions on AI you need to know: In Washington, intelligence officials are concerned that an AI firm based in the United Arab Emirates may have hidden ties to Chinese companies. Meanwhile, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) argues the recent turmoil at OpenAI makes regulation, especially her antitrust efforts, even more relevant. In Massachusetts, legislators introduced bills to prevent companies from manufacturing robotic weapons, which could affect major robotics companies based in the state. Finally, the European Central Bank reports AI has the potential to lower wages but “so far is creating, not destroying, jobs.”
Washington in Focus: The next Senate AI forum, taking place tomorrow, will focus on IP and copyright issues.
Around the Nation: AI is on tap as Washington state lawmakers prep for the upcoming legislative session.
Across the Pond: Why some believe Europe’s quest to lead in AI regulation is in serious doubt.
Global Highlights: AI was at the top of the agenda at the African Union’s summit.
Outside Views: Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt: Companies' AI guardrails "aren't enough" to prevent harm.
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