President Biden’s new executive order on artificial intelligence has a little bit of everything for everyone concerned about A.I. Casey takes us inside the White House as the order was signed.
Then, Rebecca Tushnet, a copyright law expert, walks us through the latest developments in a lawsuit against the creators of A.I.-image generation tools. She explains why artists may have trouble making the case that these tools infringe on their copyrights.
And finally, it’s time again for HatGPT. We get a taste of the tech headlines you may have missed from the week.
“Hard Fork” is hosted by Kevin Roose and Casey Newton and produced by Davis Land, Rachel Cohn and Emily Lang. The show is edited by Jen Poyant. Engineering by Rowan Niemisto and original music by Dan Powell, Elisheba Ittoop, Sophia Lanman and Rowan Niemisto. Fact-checking by Caitlin Love.
Special thanks to Paula Szuchman, Pui-Wing Tam, Nell Gallogly, Kate LoPresti and Jeffrey Miranda.