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The global race to set the rules for AI

By Qianer Liu, Javier Espinoza, Cristina Criddle

13 Sep 2023 · 9 min read

In May, hundreds of leading figures in artificial intelligence issued a joint statement describing the existential threat the technology they helped to create poses to humanity.

“Mitigating the risk of extinction from AI should be a global priority,” it said, “alongside other societal-scale risks such as pandemics and nuclear war.”

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