Artificial intelligence (AI) became the word of the year according to the Collins dictionary – the BBC website reported. “Collins Dictionary’s selection of AI as its word of the year reflects the profound impact of artificial intelligence on our rapidly evolving world, where innovation and transformation are driven by the power of algorithms and data,” ChatGPT commented on the event. At the same time, the first global summit on artificial intelligence security is taking place in the UK.
According to Collins Dictionary, the use of the term artificial intelligence (AI) has quadrupled in 2023. “Artificial intelligence is evolving rapidly and has become as ubiquitous in our lives as email, streaming or any other once futuristic but now everyday technology,” noted Alex Beecroft, managing director of Collins.
Asked for comment by BBC News, ChatGPT said: “The selection of AI as the Collins Dictionary’s word of the year reflects the profound impact of artificial intelligence on our rapidly evolving world, where innovation and transformation are driven by the power of algorithms and data.
UK Technology Summit
Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak organized a two-day summit starting yesterday for 100 world leaders, technology heads, scientists and artificial intelligence researchers. Its participants discuss the future of new technology and work on a common understanding of the risks associated with it.
Among the participants, in addition to British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, are the Vice President of the United States Kamala HarrisPresident of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, Secretary General UN Antonio Guterres, Chinese Vice Minister of Technology Wu Zhaohui, head of Google DeepMind Demis Hassabis, head of OpenAI Sam Altman, owner of, among others, X platforms Elon Muskor scientists called the fathers of artificial intelligence such as Stuart Russell and Geoffrey Hinton.
“Bletchley Declaration” – details
On November 1, over 25 countries attended the technology summit, including the US and China, as well European Unionsigned the “Bletchley Declaration”, which stated that countries must cooperate and establish a common approach to controlling artificial intelligence.
Among other things, Australia said it would change the way search engines operate to prevent artificial intelligence-created child sexual abuse material being shared and the creation of fake versions of the same material.
On the other hand Great Britain said it would triple investment to £300 million in its AI Research Resource, which will support research into the security of advanced artificial intelligence models.
Earlier, Rishi Sunak announced that the UK would create the world’s first artificial intelligence security institute. The goal of this project is to try to understand all threats from social harm, disinformation, to the most extreme threats.
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