The CEO of ChatGPT maker OpenAI said on Monday that after a tour of capital cities he has become “quite optimistic” about prospects for global coordination on artificial intelligence (AI), reported news agency Reuters.
The CEO of ChatGPT maker OpenAI,Sam Altman, said on Monday that after a tour of capital cities he has become “quite optimistic” about prospects for global coordination on artificial intelligence (AI), reported news agency Reuters.
“I came to the trip … skeptical that it was going to be possible in the short term to get global cooperation to reduce existential risk but I am now wrapping up the trip feeling quite optimistic we can get it done,” Altman told students in Tokyo.
Altman is the public face of the startup, backed by Microsoft, he has been on a tour to capitalise on interest in generative AI in order to exert influence on the regulation of the burgeoning technology.
Regulators are trying to adapt existing rules and create new guidelines to govern the use of generative AI. The European Union is moving with a draft AI Act, which is expected to become law this year. Meanwhile, the United States is looking to adapt existing laws for AI.
“All of the conversations have progressed quite well,” Altman said on Monday. He visited Japan in April and met with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.
“There’s a long history of humans and machines working together here,” Altman was quoted by Reuters.