President Joe Biden met with artificial intelligence experts and researchers in San Francisco about managing the opportunities and the dangers of the technology, Liz Moyer reported for Barron’s Daily.
Photo Insert: Biden met with some of Big Tech’s loudest critics.
Biden met with some of Big Tech’s loudest critics including Common Sense Media founder Jim Steyer, former Google product manager Tristan Harris, who is executive director of the Center for Humane Technology and Algorithmic Justice League Founder Joy Buolamwini. California Gov. Gavin Newsom also attended.
Biden attended two fundraisers in Silicon Valley on Monday as he ramps up his reelection campaign.
One was co-hosted by Reid Hoffman, a venture capitalist who was an early investor in OpenAI, maker of the ChatGPT app, and serves as a director of Microsoft, which is investing in AI. States are also looking at AI guardrails.
California lawmakers have tested several ideas, including bills to fight bias by automatic decision tools, to set up an office of artificial intelligence, and to form a working group to make an AI report to state officials.