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Week 6: What's Happening in AI
New Executive Order, GPTBot, US AI laws, democracy reimagined, bionics and more -- covering policy, responsible AI, and where AI is going
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What’s Happening in AI: Covering the latest in policy, responsible AI, and where AI is going for the Responsible Innovation Labs community, every week.
Below: Executive Order on ‘national security technologies and products in countries of concern,’ state of US AI laws, bionic engineering, democracy reimagined, and more. First, this week’s big story: GPTBot: OpenAI releases new web crawler
Why this matters: Current web data can now be used to improve ChatGPT models. Previously, data ended in 2021. This is a first-of-its-kind jump towards being more competitive with search. Companies can use the Robots Exclusion Protocol to block the web crawler.
Documentation: GPTBot - OpenAI API
Europe and the Middle East:
ICYMI: China’s Interim Measures for the Management of Generative AI Services set to take effect Aug. 15
International organizations and more:
Plus: The White House just announced a new Executive Order to guide rule-making on US investment into ‘technologies and products (e.g., semiconductors and microelectronics, quantum information technologies, and AI) in countries of concern’ (China, Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR).
Security and safety:
Health and biomedical:
Data, language, and identity:
Sweetspot's co-founders on an AI search engine for the US government contract maze
Plus: Inversion mindset, explained
Where AI is going
Information, democracy, and open societies:
Interview with Google Jigsaw's Yasmin Green
Defense, transportation, and space:
Economy and workforce:
Compute and chips:
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