Overnight Tech: White House watching the rise of artificial intelligence

LEDE: The White House is starting to take notice of the growing influence of artificial intelligence. Over the next several months, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy will hold four workshops exploring the different implications of artificial intelligence. It will eventually lead to a public report later this year, Ed Felton, the deputy U.S. chief technology officer, said Tuesday. ADVERTISEMENT In Seattle later this month, a workshop will explore the legal and governing implications. Other workshops will explore how the technology can be used for the social good, as well as safety concerns and social and economic implications. Check out the entire schedule here. A CHAIRMAN FIGHT FOR THE SILVER SCREEN: The Hill’s Scott Wong does the deepest dive yet into the impending Energy and Commerce chairman…


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