Action on AI Moves Forward with Regulation and Research
Governments are taking action to reign in generative AI with new regulatory frameworks. The European Parliament moved closer to codifying AI control by passing the AI Act—legislation that would classify risk level and force companies to disclose data related to large language models. New reports show OpenAI has lobbied to modify the legislation, securing amendments to reduce its regulatory burden.
As Europe leads on legislative action, the United States is still preparing to tackle regulation. A bipartisan group of lawmakers are proposing a ‘blue ribbon’ federal commission that will provide recommendations on mitigating harm and protecting U.S. innovation.
Organizing and Automation Lead Businesses to Rethink Work
Employees and employers are rethinking work—how to do it and who benefits from it. A slew of salary transparency laws across the country have started to take effect, shining new light on pay discrepancies. More workers are setting schedules and prioritizing work-life balance as technology and automation aid productivity.