CSET’s Owen J. Daniels shared his expert insights in an op-ed published in The Bulletin. In his piece, he discusses the Biden administration’s executive order on responsible AI use, emphasizing the importance of clear signals in AI policymaking. He explores the concept of costly signaling, suggesting four types of signals for effective communication in the AI realm.
Daniels examines the four types of costly signals in the context of AI:
- Tying Hands
- Sunk Costs
- Installment Costs
- Reducible Costs
He suggests that governments can use these signals to build trust, communicate intent, and reduce the risk of misperception or inadvertent escalation in the rapidly evolving AI landscape.
Read the full op-ed in The Bulletin.