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All Things AI: An Interview With White House AI Guru Ben Buchanan

Episode Summary

Dmitri Alperovitch comes to the White House to interview Dr. Ben Buchanan, the White House Special Advisor on AI, about: - The risks and benefits of AI - What the US government is trying to achieve with the President's Executive Order on AI - Why Terminator AIs are not coming to kill us but evil people using AI just might - What the requirements to report to US government about the development of cutting-edge foundational models is all about - How the US can maintain its lead in this technology - White House's thinking on open source AI models - US government's international AI strategy - The plan for how to use AI inside US government - The purpose and mission of the new AI Safety Review Board - And why US government is concerned about China's use of AI - And much more Ben Buchanan's last book on AI (The New Fire: War, Peace, and Democracy in the Age of AI): His previous book on cybersecurity (The Hacker and the State: Cyber Attacks and the New Normal of Geopolitics): Dmitri's upcoming book "World on the Brink: How America Can Beat China in the Race for the Twenty-First Century":