Sunday, April 5, 2020

San Francisco Lawmaker Proposes to Ban Government Face Recognition

A San Francisco lawmaker is proposing what would be a nationwide first: a complete moratorium on local government use of facial-recognition technology. Introduced by...

Washington Needs to Adopt AI Soon; Millions of Dollars at Stake

By U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas Since I recently held a series of congressional hearings on artificial intelligence (AI), I’ve been asking constituents, friends, and...

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...

Engineers in Missouri Using AI to Help Drivers Avoid Flooded Roads

Engineers at Missouri University of Science & Technology in Rolla are developing algorithms that could provide early warnings for motorists about flooded roads. The system...

Putting AI into Practice is a Test, Say Analysts

Making sense of how to employ AI and machine learning can be difficult, said two analysts at a session at the AI World Government...

Use of AI in Government Still Lags

Adoption of AI and automated software tools has been sluggish, especially by the US government, according to a report from SearchEnterpriseAI, based on a...

Trusting Own Abilities Over Computer Might Hold Back Use of AI in Military

If you were convinced you knew the way home, would you still turn on your GPS? Army scientists recently attempted to answer a similar question...

Beware of Artificial Stupidity

I learned a few things from reading an excerpt from Yuval Noah Harari’s book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, published in the October issue...

Pentagon Struggling to Take Advantage of Artificial Intelligence

The Pentagon sees artificial intelligence and related technologies as key enablers of future military operations. But the Defense Department faces challenges as it seeks...

San Jose Relying on Planning, Collaboration to be Smartest City

The San Jose Smart City Vision is a plan that uses technology and data-driven decision-making to promote safety, sustainability, economic opportunity and quality of...






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