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Resiliency of Power Grid Being Boosted with Help of AI 

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor   Long-time US government investments to build a “smart grid” for delivering electric power are employing AI techniques to...

Pursuit of AI that Can be Trusted Getting More Attention in Pandemic Era

By AI Trends Staff AI is receiving a push from the race to find a vaccine, diagnostics and effective treatments for the COVID-19 virus, and...

Federal Government Moving to Implement AI More Widely

By AI Trends Staff The VA is planning to expand its use of AI; the IRS is moving to employ more AI for help with...

Quantum Computing Research Gets Boost from Federal Government

By AI Trends Staff The US federal government is investing heavily in research on quantum computing, and AI is helping to boost the development. The White...

GSA Unit Launches AI Community of Practice to Boost Agency Adoption

By AI Trends Staff The General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Services (TTS) unit has launched an AI community of practice (AI CoP) to capture advances...

White House Releases 10 AI Principles for Agencies to Follow

By AI Trends Staff The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)  this week released what it has described as a “first of...

White House Sets $973M Non-Defense AI R&D Budget for FY2020

The White House recently released its FY2020 non-defense AI R&D spending request, totaling just under $1 billion. Michael Kratsios, U.S. CTO and head of the White...

Geopolitics Between US and China on AI Shaping Up as “Algorithmic War”

By AI Trends Staff China and the US have historically cooperated as each country has invested in its AI capability. “Chinese immigrants and Chinese American researchers...

Two Views of AI Competition Between the US and China

By AI Trends Staff Two recent reports show contrasting views of the AI competition between the US and China. A recent report in Politico suggests the US...

US Tech Giants Reported Helping to Build the Chinese Surveillance State

By AI Trends Staff Even as the United States government considers “blacklisting” five Chinese tech companies for their roles in facilitating China’s repression of the...




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