Can we the people keep AI in check?

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  • Indeed, Murati told Time that “different voices, like philosophers, social scientists, artists, and people from the humanities” should be brought together to answer the many “ethical and philosophical questions that we need to consider.” Newer tools that help people vote on issues could also potentially help.
  • It’s the power of large networks of individuals to problem solve faster and more equitably than a small group of individuals might do alone (including, say, in Washington).
  • Open AI CEO Sam Altman is also a cofounder, for example, of a retina-scanning company in Berlin called WorldCoin that wants to make it easy to authenticate someone’s identity easily.
  • (In addition to OpenAI, tech behemoths like Microsoft and Google — burned by earlier releases of their own AI that backfired — are very publicly racing again to roll out AI-infused products and applications.
  • )A kind of World Wide Web consortium, an international organization created in 1994 to set standards for the World Wide Web, would seemingly make sense.
  • Like OpenAI, they are also trying to figure out their own tweaks and guardrails.
Technologist and researcher Aviv Ovadya isnt sure that generative AI can be governed, but he thinks the most plausible means of keeping it in check might just be entrusting those who will be impacte [+5992 chars]