Spurred on by recent quantum computing milestones, a global “quantum race” is underway—but Canada is still without a strategy.
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The incoming Biden administration should seek to build a U.S.-EU alliance that will hardwire democratic governance into everything digital.
This is my favorite story of the episode. David Kris covers a report from the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board on the enormous value that European governments get in fighting terrorism from the same American surveillance programs that European institutions have been fighting for twenty years to shut down. It’s a delightful takedown of European virtue-signaling, and I hope the Biden Administration gives the PCLOB a new name and mission in honor of the report.
The coalitions aim to focus on norm development, market supply and other issues around 5G telecommunications technology and artificial intelligence.
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled recently that the commission must hold open meetings and make material available to the public.
Facial recognition software has recently attracted scrutiny for its adoption by some police departments across the United States. Very few U.S. states and localities have laws to adequately protect against abuse of the technology.
The proposed framework represents a sensible and thoughtful basis to guide the EU’s consideration of legislation to help direct the development of AI applications.
After nearly a year of suspense and controversy, any day now the team of artificial intelligence (AI) researchers at OpenAI will release the full and final version of GPT-2, a language model that can “generate coherent paragraphs and perform rudimentary reading comprehension, machine translation, question answering, and summarization—all without task-specific training.” When OpenAI first unveiled the program in February, it was capable of impressive feats: Given a two-sentence prompt about unicorns living in the Andes Mountains, for example, the program
Livestream: House Homeland Security Committee Hearing on Artificial Intelligence and Counterterrorism
The House Committee on Homeland Security will hold a hearing titled, “Artificial Intelligence and Counterterrorism: Possibilities and Limitations” at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. A video of the hearing is available here and below.
Despite Google’s recent dissolution of its artificial intelligence (AI) ethics board, IT vendors (including Google) are increasingly defining principles to guide the development of AI applications and solutions. And it’s worth taking a look at what these principles actually say.