Kamala Harris to meet Google, Microsoft, OpenAI CEOs to discuss AI risks

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Kamala Harris to meet Google, Microsoft, OpenAI CEOs to discuss AI risks

US Vice President Kamala Harris was set to meet CEOs of Google, Microsoft and OpenAI (the developer of ChatGPT) to discuss how to make synthetic intelligence (AI) accountable and mitigate its potential risks.

The White House mentioned that Harris in a “frank dialogue” on Thursday will emphasise upon the necessity for safeguards to make AI moral and reliable, experiences CNBC.

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris

U.S. Vice President Kamala HarrisIANS

She will likely be joined by senior members of the Joe Biden administration, together with Gina Raimondo, Commerce Secretary; Jeff Zients, President Joe Biden’s chief of employees; Jake Sullivan, National Security Advisor; and Arati Prabhakar, director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, amongst others.

The assembly is a part of the Biden administration’s “broader effort to have interaction with specialists concerning the expertise and make sure that AI merchandise are protected earlier than they’re deployed to the general public”.

The President final month mentioned that AI “could possibly be” harmful nevertheless it stays to be seen how the expertise will have an effect on society.



“Tech firms have a duty, for my part, to be sure their merchandise are protected earlier than making them public,” Biden mentioned on the opening of a gathering of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.

Asked if AI was harmful, the President mentioned it “stays to be seen” however “it could possibly be”.

In an open letter, a number of tech leaders together with Tesla CEO Elon Musk have known as for a pause on the rollout of AI due to the expertise’s “profound risks to society and humanity.”

(With inputs from IANS)

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