Lawmakers aim to ‘get smart’ about AI with help from giants like Amazon, Google, and IBM


Lawmakers aim to ‘get smart’ about AI with help from giants like Amazon, Google, and IBM

U.S. Representative John K. Delaney of Maryland wants to help the government to “get smart” about artificial intelligence.
On Wednesday, he announced the launch of the bipartisan Congressional Artificial Intelligence (AI) Caucus, which will look to inform lawmakers on the current state of AI and then push for policy that could boost economic activity around AI and help citizens whose jobs are being replaced by automation.
As part of the effort Delaney has met with Amazon and Google, he told CNBC in an interview. The next step is a congressional briefing hosted by IBM on June 28, according to a …

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