Global AI Safety Summit shows need for collaborative approach to risks

After months of buildup, the world’s first AI Safety Summit  came to a close yesterday after two days of discussions brokered by the UK  and including representatives from leading AI companies, governments, and industry stakeholders.

One  result to emerge from the summit was the signing of the so-called Bletchley Declaration, which saw 28 governments including China, the US, and EU agree to work together on AI safety. It was a positive outcome because it shows there is a global understanding that individual countries can not deal with the threat of AI in isolation, said University of Warwick Assistant Professor Shweta Singh, whose research includes ethical and responsible AI.

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Source:: Computerworld