Navigating the future of AI governance | The TechTank Podcast

Darrell M. West and
Darrell West
Darrell M. West Senior Fellow - Center for Technology Innovation, Douglas Dillon Chair in Governmental Studies

Steven Overly
Steven Overly Host - POLITICO Tech

March 11, 2024

  • In this week’s TechTank podcast episode, co-host Darrell West delves into the intricacies of AI governance with Steven Overly, the host of POLITICO Tech.
  • AI legislation aims to strike a delicate balance between fostering innovation and upholding ethical standards.
  • Addressing the challenge of disinformation is a shared goal under the proposed AI legislation.
Virtual judge with Artificial Intelligence Law (AI) concept.
Virtual judge with Artificial Intelligence Law (AI) concept. Source: Reuters/David Gyung

The tech industry is on the brink of substantial regulatory changes in the EU and the U.S., particularly in response to proposed AI legislation. In the U.S., legal battles, notably concerning social media content, underscore the need for robust regulation. The legislation of AI aims to strike a balance between innovation and ethics, impacting businesses and emphasizing consumer protection. 

Key highlights include heightened data privacy measures, increased transparency, and collaborative efforts to combat disinformation. This concise exploration offers vital insights for businesses, consumers, and policymakers navigating the swiftly evolving AI governance landscape. 

In this week’s episode of the TechTank Podcast, co-host Darrell West delves into the intricacies of AI governance and provides insights into what to anticipate in the future of AI. To help address these critical questions, the podcast features a conversation with the distinguished expert, Steve Overly, the host of POLITICO Tech, a daily podcast that explores technology’s impact. Join us as we embark on this insightful journey into the evolving landscape of AI governance. 

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