Republican congressman Mike Gallagher, one of the lawmakers who have introduced legislation to ban TikTok in the U.S., had a meeting with the Chinese-owned video app’s executive Wednesday, Reuters reported. The meeting, however, didn’t change Gallagher’s mind about his plans to seek a ban due to national security concerns. Gallagher met with Michael Beckerman, TikTok’s head of public policy...
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Fear and Longing in the AI Wars
Hi, welcome to your Weekend! This is Abe filling in for Jon, who returns as Weekender-in-Chief next Saturday.If the cars, brain implants and spaceships don’t pan out, Elon Musk has a promising future as a fear-monger. His was the leading name attached to a widely discussed open letter published this week that urged a halt in artificial intelligence research, warning that AI poses “profound...
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