On October 30, 2023, President Biden issued Executive Order 14110, aiming to ensure the responsible and safe development and use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in federal hiring. In compliance, the US Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has released guidance for federal contractors to prevent discrimination in artificial intelligence-driven hiring practices. 

Because technology develops so rapidly, and “trends” are fast and furious, it is always hard to predict what the big issues will be for the next year. A year is a long time in the tech field. Just look at how fast ChatGPT became a sensation, with consumers and businesses falling quickly behind in analyzing

Chinese authorities have arrested alleged hackers in what appears to be the first-ever reported case of hackers using AI to develop ransomware. These alleged hackers reportedly used ChatGPT to refine the code for their home-grown ransomware encryption tool. ChatGPT has been banned in China in favor of Chinese tools such as Baidu’s Ernie Bot. However

This week, the CEO of OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT and the Chief Privacy Officer of IBM testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law. During that hearing, it is reported that both “called on U.S. senators…to more heavily regulate artificial intelligence technologies that are raising ethical, legal and national

Researchers at Meta, the owner of Facebook, released a report this week which indicated that since March 2023, Meta “has blocked and shared with our industry peers more than 1,000 malicious links from being shared across our technologies” of unique ChatGPT-themed web addresses designed to deliver malicious software to users’ devices.

According to Meta’s report

Many companies are exploring the use of generative artificial intelligence technology (“AI”) in day-to-day operations. Some companies prohibit the use of AI until they get their heads around the risks. Others are allowing the use of AI technology and waiting to see how it all shakes out before determining a company stance on its use.

As artificial intelligence, also known as “AI” becomes more of a household word, it is worth pointing out not only how cool it can be, but also how some uses raise privacy concerns.

The rapid growth of technological capabilities often surpasses our ability to understand long-term implications on society. Decades later, we find ourselves looking