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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Establishes AI Safety and Security Board

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has recently created a new AI Safety and Security Board. This board will guide how AI tech gets used in important areas like health and transport. It aims to make sure AI helps without causing trouble.

The board has big names from tech companies like Microsoft and IBM. They will help the DHS use AI safely in its daily work. The DHS is also looking to hire more AI experts. This is part of their big plan to protect American lives and services.

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Alejandro N. Mayoras, who leads the DHS, chairs the board. He said the board would focus on using AI safely. For example, they will help power grid operators and other key services. They want to prevent AI problems that could disrupt lives.

Interestingly, big AI names like Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg are not on this board. The DHS did not want to include big social media companies. They think it might cause issues because these companies already use a lot of AI.

This decision has sparked a lot of talks. Some people wonder why these AI-savvy leaders aren't involved. But the DHS believes the current board members will do a great job guiding AI use safely and ethically.

The creation of this board is a big step in handling AI's impact on society. It shows the U.S. government's commitment to making the most of AI's benefits while managing its risks.

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