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Australia news live: Erin Patterson fronts court on mushroom murder charges; shareholder revolt expected at Qantas AGM



Follow the day’s news liveErin Patterson charged with murder over suspected mushroom poisoning deaths in VictoriaGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastHusic was on the show to discuss the results of the AI Safety Summit held in the UK this week, where Australia and 27 other countries signed a major artificial intelligence agreement.The Bletchley Declaration affirms that AI should be developed, designed and deployed in a human-centric and safe manner.It has been very clear from a number of countries, not the least of which the US, which brought in a big executive order this week to improve AI safety and security, that there will be more safety testing and also evaluating those AI models, and holding companies much more accountable for the way that they do that development work.There will be safety institutes set up in the US and the UK to help with that testing and it will involve researchers in that work and a state of the science report that will look at the developments particularly around what they call frontier AI, generative AI and Australia will have a voice there with the CSIRO’s chief scientist, Dr Bronwyn Fox, who will represent our country in the development of that research work to give governments and regulators a heads up on how the technology is evolving too.I have been concerned for weeks about where things would head. I was concerned that innocent Palestinian families would bear the brunt and the heaviest burden, in terms of the type of action that was being foreshadowed.I think the world, the international community, is watching very closely. I have said previously there has to be a much more strategic, precise way to hold Hamas to account. Israel’s actions do matter, in terms of the way in which they conduct these military operations, and I think a lot of us are deeply concerned about the impact, not only on innocent Palestinians but particularly kids. Continue reading…

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Author : Mostafa Rachwani

Publish date : 2023-11-02 23:30:15

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