UK to receive early/priority access to AI models from Google and OpenAI.

The British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, recently announced that Google DeepMind, OpenAI, and Anthropic, which are widely considered to be global industry leaders in generative AI technologies, have agreed to provide the United Kingdom with early access to their AI models. Sunak made the announcement during a speech at London Tech Week, which is a week-long festival that celebrates technology and unites innovative thinkers and talent from around the world.

Sunak explained a three-part plan to ensure that AI systems in the U.K. are deployed in a safe and secure manner. The first step is to perform cutting-edge safety research, and the U.K. is working with Google DeepMind, OpenAI, and Anthropic on this. They have committed to giving early or priority access to models for research and safety purposes to help build better evaluations and better understand the opportunities and risks of these systems.

The second step is the recognition that AI, as a technology, doesn’t respect traditional national borders, which necessitates the formation of a global task force. Finally, the third step is to invest in both AI and quantum to seize the extraordinary potential of AI to improve people’s lives. The U.K. has already invested a significant amount of money in compute and quantum technologies to achieve this goal.

The U.K. government’s access to these AI models is unclear at this time. Google DeepMind, OpenAI, and Anthropic have historically offered betas and limited preview versions of their large language models to both internal and external testing. The U.K. government’s access may be earlier than the general public or contractors, or it may simply offer access to the government and other priority researchers.

The U.K. is currently regulating cryptocurrency, blockchain, and Web3 technologies and is also racing to come up with comprehensive protections for citizens relative to the recent generative AI boom.

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