Before most people could understand what was happening, China had become the world leader in the production of electric vehicles. And the momentum hasn’t slowed: in the past two years alone, the number of electric cars sold annually in the country has grown from 1.3 million to a whopping 6.8 million.
The industry is growing at a rate that has surprised even the most seasoned observers, ensuring the steady growth of China’s auto industry during the pandemic. It has also propelled the country in its quest to become a global leader in climate policy.
But the story of how this sector got here is not just about China’s public policy. Read the story in its entirety.
— Zei Yang
How OpenAI is trying to make ChatGPT safer and less biased
Have you ever been threatened by an AI chatbot? Over the past week, it seems like almost every news outlet has tried Microsoft’s Bing AI search and found the chatbot coming up with stupid and terrible things. OpenAI, the startup behind the language-based chatbot technology, has also drawn a lot of (probably unwarranted) fire from conservatives in the US, who have accused its ChatGPT chatbot of being “woke” biased.
All this outrage is finally having an impact, and OpenAI has realized it needs to do more to appease the public. Our senior AI reporter Melissa Heikle spoke to two AI policy researchers at OpenAI to learn more about how the company is making ChatGPT safer and less crazy. Read the story in its entirety.