Today’s large language models (LLMs) are amazing, but use one for even a short time and the weaknesses of current LLM approaches start to show. While their ability to write recipes in the style of your favourite band’s lyrics is astonishing, logic and planning remain as area of poorer performance.Continue Reading Grey area: getting cerebral about AI hardware and software developments
After the EU Parliament adopted its position regarding the draft EU AI Act on 14 June 2023 with an overwhelming majority, the last step of the legislative process – the trialogue negotiations between the Parliament, the EU Council of Ministers and the European Commission – meanwhile began, mindful of the…Continue Reading EU AI Act Update – Latest developments and potential roadblocks ahead
In the rapidly evolving landscape of artificial intelligence (AI) and, in particular, generative AI, significant legal developments have recently unfolded that affect our understanding and approach to possible antitrust/competition interventions in the AI sector. Within the last month, two key documents have emerged:
- On 30 October, in Washington DC, President
On 22 November, Lord Holmes of Richmond (Conservative) introduced the Artificial Intelligence (Regulation) Bill (“Bill”) into the UK’s House of Lords. Introduced against a backdrop of rapid advancement in international regulatory development targeted at artificial intelligence (“AI”), it is interesting to see a Private Members’ Bill…Continue Reading UK House of Lords introduce bill setting the stage for AI regulation
Thought for the day
I’ve been extremely busy of late and finding time to just *think* has been a challenge.
In the rare moments I’ve found time to think, I’ve therefore ended up thinking about thinking – what do I really mean by thinking? why is it important to me…Continue Reading In Two Minds: Towards Artificial General Intelligence and Conscious Machines
What is FS2/23?
In October 2022, The Bank of England, Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a discussion paper, (DP) 5/22, regarding the use of AI and Machine Learning (ML) in UK financial services and the regulators’ supervisory activity. A subsequent feedback statement, FS2/23…Continue Reading FS2/33: A guide to future AI regulatory approaches in the financial services sector?
Captain’s Log, Stardate 2023
In anticipation of the AI Safety Summit, set to be held this November, the international artificial intelligence (AI) landscape has ramped up the intensity of its discussion and research on developing protocols for the safe implementation of AI. The Summit aims to bring…Continue Reading AI Safety: The Final Frontier
While many AI pundits are keenly paying attention to the ongoing EU trialogue on the EU AI Act, at the end of August 2023 Spain took a proactive step and established Europe’s first AI regulator. The Spanish Agency for the Supervision of Artificial Intelligence (“AESIA“) was formed by…Continue Reading Spain – EU’s first AI regulator
On 31 August 2023, the UK Parliament’s House of Commons Science, Innovation, and Technology Committee issued its interim report (“Report”) on the governance of artificial intelligence (“AI”) – a matter that has for some time been the focus of policy development across the world. The report…Continue Reading UK Parliamentary Committee sets the stage for the future of artificial intelligence governance policy
On 13 July 2023, China’s Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) and six other regulators have jointly passed the Interim Measures for the Management of Generative Artificial Intelligence Services (GenAI Measures) which come into force on 15 August 2023. The new law, which is the first of…Continue Reading China: New Measures on Generative Artificial Intelligence