Biden gets AI firms to take pledge


Seven companies at the forefront of the generative AI wave have given the White House voluntary "commitments" to make sure their products are safe and transparent, Axios' Ryan Heath and Ashley Gold report.

  • Why it matters: The White House hopes the companies' pledges will help the government get ahead of what some key administration officials have viewed as a reckless initial deployment of the technology.

Microsoft, OpenAI, Google, Meta, Amazon Web Services, Anthropic and Inflection AI are committing to allow external scrutiny of their AI products by "domain experts," and to share information with each other and the federal government about risks and vulnerabilities.

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