Request to Prime Minister Fumio Kishida
The Liberal Democratic Party Digital Society Promotion Headquarters’ PT on Evolution and Implementation of AI and web3PT submitted white papers (recommendations) summarizing the discussions of each PT to Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the Prime Minister’s Office on May 9. announced.
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These proposals call for a new national strategy based on the evolution of AI and Web3. Positioning the global changes surrounding AI as “the advent of the ‘New AI Era,'” he called for the formulation of a new national strategy for Japan’s economy and society to respond to these changes.
On the other hand, in the proposal regarding web3, based on Japan’s experience of overcoming various difficulties in the cryptocurrency industry, “Japan is in a position to persuasively convey the future potential of Web3 to the world.” ing.
The aim of these white papers is to improve the domestic investment environment in Japan and to promote the start-up and growth of related industries. Two white papers were published last month and received approval from the LDP Policy Council.
In the “web3 White Paper-Towards an era where everyone can use digital assets-” compiled by Web3PT, issues that should be addressed immediately, issues that should be started and deepened with an eye to the development of the web3 ecosystem, issues that should be discussed, And it includes confirmation of the progress of the NFT white paper recommendations.
The “AI White Paper (Draft)” summarizes proposals for domestic AI development infrastructure, AI utilization in government, AI utilization in the private sector, and AI regulations.
connection:web3 and the AI field are LDP policies, and the LDP Policy Council approves the white paper
Government trends on AI/Web3
On May 10, OpenAI CEO Sam Altman just held a meeting with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at his official residence. While exchanging views on the artificial intelligence (AI) language model “ChatGPT,” Mr. Altman talked about the advantages and potential disadvantages of using ChatGPT, as well as what Japan can gain from adopting the technology.
On the same day, he attended a meeting of the Liberal Democratic Party’s “Project Team on AI Evolution and Implementation” and discussed strengthening OpenAI’s presence in Japan and expanding Japanese language services. His proposal is to increase the weight of Japan-related learning data, provide analysis of government-published data, share know-how on AI learning methods and points to keep in mind, and provide training and education to young researchers and students in Japan. reached one point.
This move is in line with the policy of the “Japan’s National Strategy in the New AI Era” white paper released by AI PT at the end of March, and the viewpoint is that domestic AI model development is difficult with its own resources alone. Therefore, it is recommended to utilize advanced overseas base model AI.
connection:ChatGPT developer OpenAI CEO meets Prime Minister Kishida
On the other hand, Prime Minister Kishida is scheduled to make a video presentation at the international Web3 conference “WebX”, which is planned and operated by CoinPost, which operates the virtual currency and blockchain media “CoinPost”, and hosted by the WebX Executive Committee. ing. This is seen as part of efforts to promote the development of blockchain technology and strengthen Japan’s leadership in the digital society.
What is Web3
The current centralized web is defined as Web 2.0, and refers to an attempt to realize a non-centralized network using blockchain. A typical feature is the use case of decentralized networks such as blockchain, such as access to dApps using virtual currency wallets.
connection:Global Web3 Conference “WebX”, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida scheduled to make a video presentation