As A.I. Booms, Lawmakers Struggle to Understand the Technology

Posted by The New York Times on Mar 03, 2023

Tech innovations are again racing ahead of Washingtonʼs ability to regulate them, lawmakers and A.I. experts said.

In recent weeks, two members of Congress have sounded the alarm over the dangers of artificial intelligence.

Representative Ted Lieu, Democrat of California, wrote in a guest essay in The New York Times in January that he was "freaked out" by the ability of the ChatGPT chatbot to mimic human writers. Another Democrat, Representative Jake Auchincloss of Massachusetts, gave a one-minute speech — written by a chatbot — calling for regulation of A.I.... To read the full article, please click

  Alt Text An avatar powered by artificial intelligence at an A.I. conference in New York in December. Justin Lane/EPA, via Shutterstock