Fiscal Intelligence

Fiscal analysis that enables educators, small business owners, and community organizers to make informed decisions.

Month: January, 2016

Regulating Artificial Intelligence Systems, Risks, Challenges, Competencies, & Strategies

“But, as Musk’s above-quoted statement suggests, the rise of AI has so far occurred in a regulatory vacuum. With the exception of a few states’ passage of legislation regarding autonomous vehicles and drones, very few laws or regulations exist that specifically address the unique challenges raised by artificial intelligence, and virtually no courts appear to have developed standards specifically addressing who should But, as Musk’s above-quoted statement suggests, the rise of AI has so far occurred in a regulatory vacuum. With the exception of a few states’ passage of legislation regarding autonomous vehicles and drones, very few laws or regulations exist that specifically address the unique challenges raised by artificial intelligence, and virtually no courts appear to have developed standards specifically addressing who should be held legally responsible if an AI causes harm.”

Where is Our Government?

“Americans feel isolated from the leaders that they sent to Washington to represent them.  Therefore, it is imperative, more than ever, that our leaders in Washington focus on addressing and confronting the problems that afflict America today- with both foresight and determination. I am a firm believer that what the American people deserve is a clear and concise explanation from our leaders as to how they do plan solve the most pertinent issues facing the country.”

Saudi Arabia Beyond Oil

“While the non-oil private sector is relatively small in Saudi Arabia, it has potential to drive much of the growth. Already during the 2003–13 period, the non-oil private sector outperformed the economy as a whole, albeit starting from a low base. It grew at about 10 percent annually, much faster than the overall 6 percent GDP growth rate. Growth was broadly based, with consumption-based sectors such as transport, communications, retail and wholesale trade, and business services growing the fastest.”