Greetings, and happy Monday!
Not feeling well today, so very little chat. But the FT has a graphic explainer on machine learning (or a visual explainer i guess), and the WIRED story on the Battlefield AI company is great.
Other interesting stories with a focus on regulation, including the first Security Council debate on AI.
I’ll leave you with some very chill Floating Points.
Financial Times, The rise of AI forces us to reinterpret our human intelligence
The New York Times, How Do the White House’s A.I. Commitments Stack Up?
The New York Times, U.N. Officials Urge Regulation of AI at Security Council Meeting
The Financial Times, Tech companies to make AI safety and transparency pledges to White House
The Washington Post, Top tech firms sign White House pledge to identify AI-generated images
The Washington Post, Microsoft hack that exposed government emails jeopardized other files
DefenseOne, Pentagon AI more ethical than adversaries’ because of ‘Judeo-Christian society,’ USAF general says (yup, you read that right)
The National Interest, Why America Is Losing the Tech War with China
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, USA: Biden administration meets with big AI companies to establish non-binding agreement on safety commitments – Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre,UN Special Rapporteur warns about “alarming” misuse of AI to spy journalists & activists
Privacy International, PI’s submission to the Independent Review of the Investigatory Powers Act 2016
AlgorithmWatch, Peeking into the Black Box