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USA and China meet for an additional “secret” AI security discussion in Switzerland

High-level representatives from the US and China have gathered in Geneva, Switzerland, to handle the complex challenges and potential risks of AI.

This series of talks, agreed upon by President Joe Biden and President Xi Jinping, took place in relative secrecy.

Tarun Chhabra of the White House National Security Council and Dr. Seth Center, the State Department's acting special envoy for critical and emerging technologies, will work with their Chinese counterparts on the State Department and the National Development and Reform Commission.

The agenda covers a wide selection of AI-related topics related to security.

Not only does it serve a practical purpose by stopping AI damage from getting uncontrolled, but it’s also a logo that AI security goes above and beyond US-Chinese competition, not less than on some level.

An unnamed one US Acknowledging the several perspectives between the 2 countries, the official stated: “While we may disagree with China on quite a few AI-related issues and applications, we firmly imagine that open communication about critical AI risks is crucial for Ensuring greater security is crucial.” World.”

This particular session will reportedly cover research into AI in a military context, but not the present issues US Sanctions against China.

Instead, the talks are pragmatic and aim to create common ground on AI security fairly than specializing in geopolitical relationships.

The Geneva talks will even contribute to growing international momentum in developing an AI governance framework.

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman recently spoken on the establishment of a vibrant agency to review and control AI risks, much like the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

His reasoning is compelling: “I pushed for an agency-based approach to attain something like the large picture, not… write it down in law… in 12 months it can all be written fallacious.”

Then why didn't this occur?

At the moment, it seems like full international cooperation on AI safety is just too big of a bridge. Even if China and the… US If agreed, Russia would remain firmly on the periphery.

Despite obstacles, it’s US and China have shown some willingness to cooperate on AI issues on the international level.

In March the US introduced a non-binding resolution on the United Nations He advocated for “protected and trustworthy” AI, which secured China’s support.

However, there may be one more reason for China to speed up these discussions. That seems certain US AI weapons, including autonomous combat aircraft, which was recently demonstrated, is way ahead of China. Securing the representations of the US about how this technology is used wouldn’t be fallacious.

Jason Glassberg, co-founder of Casaba Security and leading expert on emerging AI threats, notes that the conversations primarily function a basis for future dialogues and will not produce immediate, tangible results.

Glassberg emphasizes the importance of each nations recognizing the potential dangers of AI misuse. specification“The most vital thing straight away is that each side recognize that they each have lots to lose if AI is weaponized or abused.”

He added: “Everyone involved is equally in danger. One of the largest risk areas currently is deepfakes, especially their use in disinformation campaigns.”

With the US As the continued dialogue with China appears to be making progress, it might not be long before we see the creation of a world agency for AI security.


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