16 May 2023

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman testifies before Congress

Washington Correspondent

The boss of the company behind the artificial intelligence chatbot ChatGPT has been testifying in front of the US Congress about the promise and the peril posed by emerging AI-technologies – as well as the opportunities.

Sam Altman told senators it could make all sorts of things possible in the future, from curing cancer to tackling climate change – but he warned there was an urgent need for regulation.