Photo Credit: Getty. Many federal agencies prevent regular Americans from understanding what they are up to by obscuring the work being done behind closed doors. The intricate web of bureaucracy that permeates the various branches of government often hinders transparency, leaving citizens in the dark about the decisions made on their behalf.
Jennifer Pahlka, deputy U.S. chief technology officer from 2013 to 2014, is the author of "Recoding America" and a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. In her book, she delves into the complexities of bureaucracy and its impact on society. Pahlka argues that the opacity of federal agencies prevents regular Americans from fully comprehending the decisions that affect their lives.
Now that the Biden administration has finally issued its long-awaited executive order on AI, it's worth considering just how tricky it will be to navigate the bureaucratic landscape surrounding this rapidly advancing technology. The order aims to promote transparency and accountability in the use of artificial intelligence, but achieving these goals within the existing bureaucratic framework presents a significant challenge.