Wednesday, July 24, 2019

AI Still Far Away from Mission-Critical Role, DoD’s Porter Says

Dr. Lisa Porter, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, had a lot of good things to say about the promise of...

US Senate Produces Bipartisan National AI Strategy Proposal; More Time to Comment for NIST

By AI Trends Staff More than $2 billion in federal spending and several policy initiatives are the cornerstones of a new bipartisan bill that would...

HHS Splits Award of $49M for AI Services Between Large, Small Providers

By AI Trends Staff The Health and Human Services Department awarded 57 spots on its Intelligent Automation/Artificial Intelligence, or IAAI, contract, a $49 million vehicle. ...

Air Force Partners with MIT to Accelerate AI in 10 Project Areas

A new program that will strive to make “fundamental advances” in artificial intelligence is coming from the Air Force and MIT, the two organizations announced on May 20. The...

IDC: Legislation to Ban Use of Facial Recognition Could Restrict Public Sector Innovation

By Jeff Orr, AI World Conference Content Director The City of San Francisco recently passed legislation banning the use of facial recognition by city agencies...

The US Navy’s Robotic Sea Hunter Warship Uses AI In Place of a Crew

The swells in the middle of the North Pacific were reaching nine feet when one of two engines on the diesel-powered U.S. naval ship called...

The Rules Governing AI Are Being Shaped by Tech Firms – Here’s How

IN EARLY APRIL, the European Commission published guidelines intended to keep any artificial intelligence technology used on the EU’s 500 million citizens trustworthy. The bloc’s commissioner for...

Arkansas Government Moving Aggressively to Shore Up Cybersecurity

Arkansas will soon launch an ambitious initiative to include AI to bolster the state’s cybersecurity stance, while developing a scalable defense model that others...

S.F. Passes Facial-Recognition Ban; Capitalizing on AI’s Opportunities

San Francisco passes facial-recognition surveillance ban. San Francisco on May 14 became the first U.S. city to pass a ban on the use of facial...

VA Looks to 3D-Print Hand Braces, Foot Insoles and Prosthetic Limbs

A team of doctors at the Veterans Affairs Department is pioneering new ways to use 3D-printing to plan surgeries, assist amputees and—maybe one day—build...






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