Open Foundation Models: Implications of Contemporary Artificial Intelligence

Kyle Miller

March 12, 2024

This blog post assesses how different priorities can change the risk-benefit calculus of open foundation models, and provides divergent answers to the question of “given current AI capabilities, what might happen if the U.S. government left the open AI ecosystem unregulated?” By answering this question from different perspectives, this blog post highlights the dangers of hastily subscribing to any particular course of action without weighing the potentially beneficial, risky, and ambiguous implications of open models.

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