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Task force proposed to study impacts of artificial intelligence

Some fear artificial intelligence might open a chapter to a dystopian future. Others say the progress it promises is unlimited.

To find a balance among those concerns, Washington state is considering launching a task force to determine how it can best promote the most beneficial uses while mitigating potential problems.

Sen. Joe Nguyen, D-White Center, has introduced SB 5838 that would establish the task force. The bill has 17 Democratic and two Republican co-sponsors and the support of Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

“The Legislature is set up to solve yesterday’s problems tomorrow …There’s pr...


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