The U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC) held its fourth ministerial meeting in Luleå, Sweden this week, unveiling key initiatives for the advancement of artificial intelligence technologies through the countries’ partnership.
A group of big-tech industry leaders warned today that artificial intelligence (AI) may one day pose an existential threat to humanity and should be considered a societal risk on par with pandemics and nuclear wars.
Microsoft Corp. this week offered up five key points for governments to consider as they approach whether and how to regulate artificial intelligence technologies going forward.
As AI technologies continue on a rapid-growth trajectory, some cybersecurity experts are worrying about how emerging versions of AI tech may harm the cyber-resilient architectures that many organizations are beginning to build.
The Biden-Harris administration is seeking insight into how Federal agencies could benefit from generative AI tools to help inform an upcoming National AI Strategy.
The Biden-Harris administration announced sweeping new efforts today that aim to advance the research, development, and deployment of responsible AI – with a focus on protecting Americans’ rights and safety in the age of AI.
Two Democratic senators reintroduced legislation on Thursday to establish a new Federal agency that would oversee digital platforms and AI products for a sector that has gone virtually unregulated.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released new technical assistance that aims to prevent AI systems and algorithmic decision-making tools from discriminating against job seekers and workers.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to begin leveraging AI and ML in its drug development and approval processes but wants to first ensure that both the opportunities and challenges of the emerging technologies are fully explored.
As AI technologies continue to advance at a rapid pace, experts with the technology told members of Congress on May 16 that having the right technical talent in place within the Federal government is crucial to ensure the United States is prepared to address the potential risk and harms that AI systems can present.
Sens. Gary Peters, D-Mich., and Mike Braun, R-Ind., have introduced new legislation that would create an artificial intelligence (AI) training program for Federal supervisors and management officials.
Samuel Altman, chief executive officer (CEO) for OpenAI, – the company that created the famed ChatGPT AI tool – testified before Congress about the need for quick and robust AI regulations.
Principal Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Alexander Macgillivray said on May 9 that current trends in AI have presented “a real opportunity” for the Federal government to move forward with policies and regulations on the emerging technology.
The AI revolution is here, and many different industry and public organizations are beginning to take advantage of some of the abilities that “generative” AI has to offer.
Sen. Michael Bennett, D-Colo., has introduced legislation that aims to create a cabinet-level AI task force at the White House to promote the responsible use of AI technologies.
The National Science Foundation’s $140 million of fresh funding announced today for seven new National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes will put top scientific and research focus on a diverse set of uses for artificial intelligence (AI) technology ranging from education, climate science, and cybersecurity.
The Biden administration announced today three new artificial intelligence (AI) actions that aim to promote responsible AI innovation while protecting Americans’ rights and safety.
The COVID-19 pandemic allowed the Federal government to speed up its AI data integration tools in a way that would have never been possible if it were not for the “all hands on deck” approach, according to Greg Singleton, chief artificial intelligence officer at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass. – along with Reps. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., Don Beyer, D-Va., and Ken Buck, R-Colo. – introduced new legislation on April 26 that would keep humans in the loop in the U.S. nuclear command and control process to prevent artificial intelligence (AI) technologies from having a role in making nuclear launch decisions.
The Federal government needs to develop action plans to respond to the potential benefits and risks of a rapidly evolving artificial intelligence (AI) landscape – such as more clarity around internal leadership, more staff, and more funding – according to the National AI Advisory Committee’s (NAIAC) inaugural report released Tuesday.
Federal Chief Information Officer Clare Martorana said this week she is very optimistic about the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to help in the government’s ongoing mission to improve citizen services.
Ninety-five percent of Federal IT executives say their agencies are investing in in-house AI skills development – but in the past year, half of agencies had an AI project fail due to lack of in-house expertise, according to research from MeriTalk and Future Tech.
The Federal government was busy not only talking about AI last year, but also turning that enthusiasm into record spending levels on the emerging technology.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has issued a new request for comment that is looking for input on what policies can support AI accountability and build trust in AI systems.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to use artificial intelligence (AI) to help evaluate pharmaceutical products, the agency announced in a small business source sought notice published to Sam.gov last week.
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Jen Easterly warned on Thursday that the United States needs to quickly determine the regulatory landscape for development of AI technologies, which she said have the potential to become the most consequential – and perhaps dangerous – technologies of the 21st century.
AI will not replace humans, but humans using AI will replace humans not using AI, the Coast Guard’s chief data officer (CDO) stated Thursday at ATARC’s Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics Breakfast Summit.
Taking a human-in-the-loop approach is crucial to building trust in AI, Federal experts said today, but they also said it’s critical to have a data and AI literacy program to ensure those humans are adequately trained.
More freedom to share data is vital to the success of developing AI technologies that meet the needs of Federal agencies, government officials said today.
The deputy director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education said today that her team will be releasing the first Federal report on AI in education in the coming weeks.