Five key issues about the regulation of AI

Author: Alexandru Circiumaru
Published: 05.07.2022
The first thing to be mindful of when thinking about artificial intelligence (“AI”) is the need to see through the hype that surrounds it. In the past few weeks alone there have been claims that an AI system has become sentient (it hasn’t), while narratives of AI either saving or destroying humanity are commonplace. The regulation of AI poses significant challenges, and requires the involvement of different disciplines (e.g., data science, computer engineering, philosophy). Different stakeholders around the world have already started engaging with those challenges. Most notably, the European Union has recently started to develop a comprehensive regulatory framework…