President Joe Biden met with artificial intelligence experts in San Francisco on Tuesday to discuss the risks and benefits of AI technology. Biden said that AI poses “enormous promise” and “risks” and that the next 10 years will see more technological change than the last 50. The meeting included Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom of California and experts who recognize both the potential risks and benefits of AI. Biden hopes to gain insight from the experts to help manage the risks posed by AI and maximize its potential.
Biden’s Steps to Ensure Safe and Secure Use of AI for All Americans
President Joe Biden has made a commitment to safeguard America’s rights and safety by protecting privacy, addressing bias and disinformation, and ensuring the safety of AI systems before their release. He called on Congress to pass laws limiting data collection, banning targeted ads to children, and prioritizing safety. VP Harris will meet civil rights leaders and consumer groups to discuss AI. The administration invested $140 million in AI research centers. Biden is taking steps to ensure that the use of AI is safe and secure for all Americans.
Promoting Ethical Use of AI in Government and Society
The Biden administration has taken steps to mitigate the potential threats posed by artificial intelligence (AI). President Biden signed an executive order in Feb 2021 to address bias in AI and promote equity. The White House has identified AI as a top priority for the President and his team. AI has become increasingly popular, with ChatGPT, an AI chatbot, becoming a global sensation. The chatbot passed an MBA exam, raised cheating concerns, and aided in crafting emails for various purposes. The Biden administration is taking proactive steps to ensure AI is used responsibly and ethically.
President Biden’s Warning on AI’s Potential Impact
ChatGPT’s rise has put AI development in focus, leading the US Congress to address understanding and regulation. President Biden has warned of the potential for AI to “overtake human thinking” and “change the character” of future wars. He emphasizes the importance of acknowledging the potential of AI while implementing regulations for responsible and ethical use. AI experts have been consulted to develop the technology responsibly and prevent its potential misuse.