Photo of possible Leonardo da Vinci robot by Erik Möller. Leonardo da Vinci. Mensch - Erfinder - Genie exhibit, Berlin 2005. - Own workHere's an article about panicking less over killer robots that agrees with me, right down to the CIWS. It's nice to find that other people agree with you but it did get me to thinking a little bit… Continue reading Will no one stand with the killer robots?
A thoughtful speech by Governor Brainard of the US Federal Reserve is the counter-argument to the EU AI ethics chief's position; that regulation could hold off for now. After reviewing the increasing uses of AI (particularly machine learning) in financial services, the Governor suggests that regulators are required to consider consequences of the new technology, its risks… Continue reading Point, counterpoint.
Here's a variance on most of the AI regulation clarion calls of panic. Pekka Ala-Pietila calls for hitting the snooze button on AI regulation as he leads the development of principles for regulations (go ahead, borrow mine). There are a few things I find interesting about this. First, I do agree and have noted on this… Continue reading No time like the later.
This article that contains some Microsoft views provides helpful thoughts on where we are on pertinent regulation of data and AI. Consideration begins with the local regimes, even though a company is global in reach. So local laws will be honoured, but on a policy basis, some countries might be avoided. The article references human… Continue reading Glocal.
Here's the draft AI in Government Act from the US Senate. It proposes the development of a policy lab to ensure that AI (never defined, by the way, as if we all just know what that means) as used by the feds is in the best interest of the public. It asks that the lab bring… Continue reading Run robots, here comes the government.
I like this story about wil.i.am's views on AI and the optimism expressed. There are many many frets and worries about all the negatives that will come from AI, whether bias, out of control cars, weapons rampant and job disruption, boom boom pow, everything is going to go wrong. Some of these may come true, but… Continue reading Where is the love?
The USMCA contains a new (when compared to NAFTA) chaper on Digital Trade. This addresses barrier free trade in respect of digital products (basically products that can be transmitted electronically) including by exempting them from duties and requiring no less favourable (they spell it without the "u" in the text but being up here in Canada… Continue reading USMCA impact on AI regulation.