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?
California has signed a bill into law (see what I did with the headline and the photo?) that makes it "unlawful for any person to use a bot to communicate or interact with another person in California online, with the intent to mislead the other person about its artificial identity for the purpose of knowingly deceiving… Continue reading California seals it.
From India comes an interesting proposed bill on protection of data. If the Ganges is the lifeblood of India, then data is the lifeblood of AI. And so legislation on data becomes an important part of AI regulation. Some interesting things about this bill: the data covered has to be in respect of a person who is… Continue reading Indian data legislation.
This article about AI and the philosophies behind adopting it can also apply to how we think about regulation of AI. Making a sausage may not be the prettiest thing in the world and maybe regulators aren't going to be the best sausage makers the first time out (how long can I drag this metaphor… Continue reading Get things right, mostly.
And so do people who want to get on with things. We haven't seen a lot of active legislative or governance effort on the AI regulation front despite a lot of papers and high level thought around it. Predictably then, people who want to get on with things, get on with things. In the linked paper… Continue reading Horror vacui.