AIAP: On the Governance of AI with Jade Leung

In this podcast, Lucas spoke with Jade Leung from the Center for the Governance of AI (GovAI). GovAI strives to help humanity capture the benefits and mitigate the risks of artificial intelligence. The center focuses on the political challenges arising from transformative AI, and they seek to guide the development of such technology for the common good by researching issues in AI governance and advising decision makers. Jade is Head of Research and Partnerships at GovAI, where her research focuses on modeling the politics of strategic general purpose technologies, with the intention of understanding which dynamics seed cooperation and conflict.

Topics discussed in this episode include:

-The landscape of AI governance
-The Center for the Governance of AI’s research agenda and priorities
-Aligning government and companies with ideal governance and the common good
-Norms and efforts in the AI alignment community in this space
-Technical AI alignment vs. AI Governance vs. malicious use cases
-Lethal autonomous weapons
-Where we are in terms of our efforts and what further work is needed in this space

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