Tuesday, May 7

Elon Musk meets Schumer, South Korean president on D.C. journey

Billionaire Elon Musk met with lawmakers and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol in Washington, discussing synthetic intelligence and his electrical car producer Tesla. 

The tech tycoon met with Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer on Capitol Hill in a non-public gathering Wednesday, because the New York Democrat reportedly is engaged on laws to manage synthetic intelligence. 

Mr. Musk helped create and runs Tesla and SpaceX, and has floated the thought of creating a brand new generative AI startup. 

“Met with @SenSchumer and many members of Congress about artificial intelligence regulation today,” Mr. Musk tweeted. “That which affects safety of the public has, over time, become regulated to ensure that companies do not cut corners. AI has great power to do good and evil. Better the former.”

Mr. Schumer seems to be within the early phases of crafting AI laws. He has circulated a broad framework amongst coverage specialists in current weeks addressing matters corresponding to transparency and disclosure necessities for these making AI instruments, in keeping with Axios. 

Mr. Schumer mentioned he and Mr. Musk had a “very good” assembly and mentioned AI and Tesla’s presence in Buffalo. The New York Democrat informed reporters he beforehand met Mr. Musk in a go to to SpaceX about 10 years in the past. 

Mr. Musk additionally met with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol, who urged funding in his homeland, in keeping with Yonhap News Agency in South Korea.

Mr. Yoon promoted South Korea as the right spot for Tesla manufacturing within the assembly, which occurred at Mr. Musk’s request, the South Korean authorities informed Yonhap. The duo reportedly met over a video name final 12 months, and Mr. Musk intends to go to South Korea going ahead.

• Ramsey Touchberry contributed to this report.

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