59 minutes | Mar 10, 2023

A Congressman Goes to A.I. School + How to Ban TikTok

Representative Don Beyer thinks artificial intelligence is “the most amazing technology since fire.” So what does it mean that most of Congress seems not to understand it? Then our colleague David McCabe discusses a bill that could dramatically expand the Biden administration’s power to ban TikTok.

Plus: what can the video game character Waluigi tell us about A.I. chatbots gone rogue?

On today’s episode:

  • Don Beyer is a U.S. representative for Virginia’s 8th Congressional District.
  • David McCabe is a reporter at The New York Times covering technology policy.

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