While the US and the EU may differ on how to regulate tech, their lawmakers seem to agree on one thing: the West needs to ban AI-powered social scoring.
But these have not gained wider traction elsewhere and do not apply to the entire Chinese population.
It’s a “mix of attempts to regulate the financial credit industry, enable government agencies to share data with each other, and promote state-sanctioned moral values,” Zeyi writes.
But as lawmakers in both the EU and the US strive to build a shared understanding of AI governance, they would do better to look closer to home.
Research company OpenAI has built an AI that binged on 70,000 hours of videos of people playing Minecraft in order to play the game better than any AI before.
Imitation learning can be used to train AI to control robot arms, drive cars, or navigate websites.
Why it’s a big deal
Some people, such as Meta’s chief AI scientist, Yann LeCun, think that watching videos will eventually help us train an AI with human-level intelligence.
The game requires players to talk to each other and spot when others are bluffing. Its first version only launched in August. We are likely going to see even more progress in generative AI well into next year.