Misinformation recognised as a major threat to governments, businesses, and society in 2024


The start of 2024 has brought with it a range of misinformation and disinformation challenges to governments, businesses, and society. Every week, 5 – 10 incidents reach my inbox of harmful content circulating the internet that has had a proven impact on audience beliefs. Organisations have never been more focused on developing a model of resilience to navigate the complexities and dangers of...

AI Safety Summit reveals tensions and unaddressed risks

Digital ministers poses for a family photo day one of the UK AI Summit at Bletchley Park. Picture by Marcel Grabowski / UK Government/Identity

At Chatham House recently I heard a rather sombre reflection from Professor Yoshua Bengio, one of the world’s distinguished AI computer scientists. Bengio stated that AI models never act as intended. A dark insight and revelation from a deep learning pioneer that accentuates why the speed of AI developments must be met with regulation. Predicting the twists of human affairs, much like AI itself...

Experts at Chatham House discuss AI risks and regulation ahead of AI Safety Summit


A 14-year-old has been accused by his school of cheating in an exam by using ChatGPT. This is just one of the everyday harms Artificial Intelligence (AI) is presenting, and we’re not even talking about killer robots yet. Next week the UK Government is making a bold play to join the regulatory and geopolitical discussions related to AI technologies. The AI Safety Summit at the historic Bletchley...