President Biden discusses importance of AI in science and technology meeting

(San Francisco, CA)  --  President Biden says the US needs to make "significant" investments in science and technology to remain a safe and secure nation.  

Speaking at a meeting with the Council of Advisors on Science and Technology in San Francisco on Wednesday, Biden added that other world leaders want to discuss the US's leadership in artificial intelligence.

The President also noted the "profound risk" if AI isn't handled with care.  

He acknowledged the 15 American tech companies who have already made commitments to making sure AI technology is safe before releasing it to the public.  

He announced that his administration will take action this fall for America to "lead the way toward responsible AI innovation."