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US Approves Testing of Neuralink Brain Implant in Humans

The American technology company Neuralink has received U.S. government approval to test its brain implant device in humans. The approval came from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Neuralink says the FDA’s approval will permit the company to expand its current testing program involving animals. Neuralink is owned by American billionaire Elon Musk. He also owns several…

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What Are AI Chips?

Some kinds of computer chips have gained attention recently because they are used in computers linked to artificial intelligence (AI). Some experts describe AI chips as similar to graphics chips that speed up complex video games. Makers of AI chips say they are designed for AI systems like ChatGPT and will make them faster and less costly. The sudden…

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Computer Hackers to Test Limits of AI Tools at Las Vegas Meeting

A major meeting of computer hackers planned for this summer is to include an event that will test the limits of artificial intelligence (AI) tools. The event, in August, will be held as part of the yearly DEF CON hacker meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition to hackers, the gathering draws computer security experts, students, federal government officials and others….

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US, China Study Possible Rules for Artificial Intelligence

Both the United States and China are considering possible security policies aimed to control the creation of artificial intelligence, or AI. The Biden administration is seeking public comments on rules for guiding the artificial intelligence industry. China’s internet supervisor recently announced proposed laws related to AI. ChatGPT is a new AI program that has captured wide…

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Experts: Human Involvement Can Help Prevent AI Mistakes

Security experts say artificial intelligence (AI) systems used by businesses can make serious, costly mistakes. But one way to avoid such mistakes is for companies to employ humans to closely watch the AI. One example of AI problems that can affect businesses happened early in the COVID-19 pandemic. It involved the credit scoring company Fair Isaac Corporation,…

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