Good Systems Speaker Series
The Good Systems Speaker Series brings together diverse perspectives on ethical AI from across the academic, industry, nonprofit, and public service sectors. Thought leaders will discuss topics related to Good Systems’ core research areas, which include AI and racial justice, surveillance, disinformation, smart cities, human-robot interactions, smart tools, and the future of work.
March 4 – Julie Shah, MIT Interactive Robotics Group
April 3 – Dr. Howard Besser, NYU
October 4, 2023
The Importance of Open Models in AI, and Implications for the Future of Oversight
Ben Brooks, Head of Public Policy for Stability AI
Open models play a vital role in helping to promote transparency, security, and competition in AI. However, open models are highly capable and widely available, posing a challenge for regulators and policymakers considering the future of oversight. In this session, Ben Brooks, Head of Public Policy for Stability AI, discusses recent developments in open models, AI regulation, and practical steps that policymakers can take to mitigate emerging risks while continuing to foster open and grassroots innovation.