Sunday, December 15, 2019

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...

AI in Government Act is Back, with ‘Smart’ Use on Senators’ Minds

Senate legislation to boost the government’s use of artificial intelligence is returning with bipartisan sponsorship and a long list of industry supporters. The Artificial Intelligence in Government...

AI Changing the Game in Federal IT; Federal Agency Leaders Weigh Impact

AI and related emerging technologies are here to stay, from civilian agency uses like at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Department of...

Executive Interview: John C. Havens, Executive Director, the IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics...

IEEE Publishes First Edition of Ethically Aligned Design John C. Havens is Executive Director of The IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent...

As Governments Adopt AI, Little Oversight and Lots of Danger

By James Hendler, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Artificial intelligence systems can – if properly used – help make government more effective and responsive, improving the lives of...

Central Element of World AI Leadership is Over Norms and Values

Much of the discussion of nation-state competition in artificial intelligence (AI) focuses on relatively easily quantifiable phenomena including funding, technological advances, access to data...

White House Soon to Release a New AI Roadmap and Guidance for Agencies

A top White House official on artificial intelligence, following an executive order prioritizing artificial intelligence research in government, said the administration will soon release...






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