Nov 7, 2023

The world’s week on AI safety: powerful computing efforts launched to boost research

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, robotics/AI, supercomputing

…Such moves are helping countries like the United Kingdom to develop the expertise needed to guide AI for the public good, says Bengio. But legislation will also be needed, he says, to safeguard against the development of future AI systems that are smart and hard to control.

We are on a trajectory to build systems that are extremely useful and potentially dangerous, he says. We already ask pharma to spend a huge chunk of their money to prove that their drugs aren’t toxic. We should do the same.


UK and US governments establish efforts to democratize access to supercomputers that will aid studies on AI systems.

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