As the government prepares to host a global safety summit on artificial intelligence (AI), Rishi Sunak vows to address the fears and dangers associated with AI technology head-on.
In a landmark paper set to be published by the government, the capabilities and risks of AI will be examined. This paper comes ahead of the global safety summit at Bletchley Park, where world leaders and tech bosses will convene to discuss the regulation of AI.
Rishi Sunak, the prime minister, has emphasized the importance of both harnessing the potential of AI and regulating its potential dangers since taking office. He acknowledges the concerns surrounding AI, such as misinformation, deepfakes, job losses, and threats to human life, which have been highlighted by experts in recent months.
In his speech, Sunak is expected to address these fears and challenges posed by AI. He aims to provide reassurance and ensure the safety of the public while also ensuring that AI brings opportunities for a better future.
The upcoming AI Safety Summit at Bletchley Park will focus on the misuse of AI by bad actors, including cyberattacks and bioweapons development. Discussions will also cover the impact of AI on wider society, such as its influence in elections.
Sunak has already engaged with prominent figures in AI development, including the creators of ChatGPT and Google DeepMind. The government’s paper, which includes assessments from UK intelligence agencies, will contribute to the discussions at the summit.
Technology Secretary Michelle Donelan will open the summit on November 1st, marking an important step towards addressing the challenges and risks associated with AI technology.
By addressing fears head-on and promoting responsible regulation, the government aims to ensure the safe and beneficial integration of AI into society while safeguarding against potential dangers.