February 21, 2024

Vice President Harris will meet with the CEOs of 4 American firms engaged on AI innovation on Thursday, as a part of the Biden administration’s efforts to extend engagement on AI points.

Within the assembly with CEOs from Alphabet, Anthropic, Microsoft, and OpenAI, Harris plans to “emphasize the significance of driving accountable, reliable, and moral innovation with safeguards that mitigate dangers and potential harms,” in accordance with a White Home official.

Arati Prabhakar, director of the White Home Workplace of Science and Expertise Coverage, despatched a letter to Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, Dario Amodei, CEO of Anthropic, Satya Nadella, chairman and CEO of Microsoft, and Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet, inviting them to the assembly on Thursday.

“We goal to have a frank dialogue of the dangers we every see in present and near-term AI improvement, actions to mitigate these dangers, and different methods we are able to work collectively to make sure the American folks profit from advances in AI whereas being protected against its harms,” the letter learn.

Commerce Sec. Raimondo, President Biden’s chief of employees Jeff Zients, nationwide safety adviser Jake Sullivan, and director of the nationwide financial council Lael Brainard, will even be within the assembly alongside Harris.

The assembly is meant to construct on the administration’s efforts like making a Blueprint for an AI Invoice of Rights, which it just lately launched to mitigate the harms of automated techniques.

“President Biden has been clear that with a view to seize the alternatives AI presents, we should first mitigate its dangers. This implies each supporting accountable innovation that improves lives and serves the general public good, and likewise making certain acceptable safeguards to guard the American folks, our society, nationwide safety, and financial system,” the official mentioned in an announcement.

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