By Cat Zakrzewski, Cristiano Lima, and David DiMolfetta, washingtonpost.com, 9-14-23
Some of the most powerful tech leaders in the world – including Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg – traveled to Capitol Hill for a meeting on artificial intelligence, where they expressed unanimous agreement that the government needs to intervene to avert the potential pitfalls of the evolving technology.
But as the six-hour session wore on Sept. 13, there was little apparent consensus about what a congressional framework should look like to govern AI, as companies forge ahead amid a tense industry arms race.
Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) made it clear that lawmakers are at least months away from unveiling a legislative framework to address AI. » Read More