Bletchley Park to host AI safety talks
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In the UK, an artificial intelligence (AI) summit is being held.

The discussions will take place on 1 and 2 November between world leaders and AI experts.

In the global talks, the goal is to build an international consensus on the future of artificial intelligence.

It will be held at Bletchley Park, where Alan Turing, one of the pioneers of modern computing, worked during World War II.

In order to fully benefit from the extraordinary opportunities of artificial intelligence, we must grasp and address its risks, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said.

Together with our international partners, thriving AI industry and expert academic community, we can secure rapid international action for the safe and responsible development of AI worldwide.”

There is no indication which world leaders will attend the event, with a particular question mark about whether the Chinese government or tech giant Baidu will attend

BBC has contacted the government for comment.

The summit will address how the technology can be developed safely through “internationally coordinated action,” but no details have been confirmed.

Palantir’s boss Alex Karp said in June it was only those with “no products” who wanted to pause AI development.

In July, the Internet Watch Foundation urged Mr Sunak to take action against artificial intelligence-generated images of child sexual abuse, which it says is on the rise.

Codbreakers Irving John “Jack” Good and Donald Michie were among those who worked at Bletchley Park decoding messages during World War II.

The Turing test attempts to identify whether a machine can behave in a manner indistinguishable from a human soon after the end of the Second World War.

A crucible for international co-ordination will once again be found at the very site where leading minds harnessed emerging technologies to influence the successful outcome of World War II, said Iain Standen, CEO of Bletchley Park Trust.