U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios shared his thoughts on the White House’s recently released AI regulatory principles during a discussion at CES on Jan. 8.
As part of its proposed set of U.S. AI regulatory principles, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) urged Federal regulators to “limit regulatory overreach” of the technology and its applications by the private sector.
The National Science and Technology Council’s (NSTC) Joint Committee on Research Environments (JCORE) released a request for information (RFI) on Nov. 26 outlining the committee’s research priorities.
White House Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Michael Kratsios confirmed on Twitter that the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has promoted Lynne Parker and Winter Casey to the positions of deputy CTO.
The Federal government is making strides on its goal to support and advance the research and development of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, according to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy’s (OSTP’s) 2016-2019 Progress Report on Advancing Artificial Intelligence R&D, released today.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) released an update to the National Strategic Computing Initiative today.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) on Oct. 23 hailed a report from Google that the company’s Sycamore quantum computer has achieved “an experimental realization of quantum supremacy” for a specific computational task over the abilities of classical supercomputers, and thus “heralding a much-anticipated computing paradigm.”
The White House today released a report detailing its FY2020 non-defense artificial intelligence (AI) research and development (R&D) spending request, which totals a bit less than $1 billion.
Michael Kratsios, deputy director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), will become the Trump Administration’s first U.S. Chief Technology Officer, following Senate confirmation of his nomination on an August 1 unanimous voice vote.
The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has delivered to President Trump a list of wireless spectrum research and development priorities that it says the Federal government should concentrate on in order to promote U.S. leadership in wireless communications technologies.
President Trump is poised to nominate Michael Kratsios to become United States Chief Technology Officer (CTO), according to numerous press reports that cite unnamed White House officials.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy today announced the chartering of the National Quantum Coordination Office.
President Trump’s executive order on artificial intelligence (AI) announced by the White House today focuses on prioritizing Federal government investments in AI-driven projects, and development by Federal agencies of research and development budgets for AI that will support their core missions.
While President Trump made only an indirect mention of the importance of emerging technologies in his State of the Union speech last night, the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) was busy tying the President’s call for government investment in “cutting edge industries” to emerging technology sectors including quantum computing, artificial intelligence (AI), and 5G wireless services.
The Senate voted on Wednesday to confirm Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier as the new director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).
Elena Hernandez has left her post as press secretary for the House Committee on Energy and Commerce for the same position at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
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The White House released a memo to agencies on Tuesday that highlighted its priorities for research and development for fiscal year 2020, including leadership in artificial intelligence and strategic computing, increased connectivity and technology modernization within agencies.
We see lots of moves to IT modernization in motion–but how does it all come together? The White House wants to tie those into a broader program, creating a new ecosystem to fuel government-wide modernization efforts.
The White House American Technology Council IT modernization report, released Aug. 30, emphasizes the need for updated IT infrastructure and shared services. The ATC said that the Federal government should invest in two to three cloud platforms to support all of the agencies.
Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., wrote a letter to President Donald Trump, urging him to appoint qualified experts to the White House Office for Science and Technology Policy. Trump hasn’t appointed a science adviser, director for the OSTP, or a chief technology officer.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released a summary of its findings on data portability, including a suggestion to launch a review of publicly funded institutions that could be benefiting from data blocking.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released its Exit Memo, which gave recommendations to the next administration on technology priorities and highlighted the achievements made during the Obama administration.
Artificial intelligence has the potential to increase living standards and leisure hours, but it could also increase economic inequality, according to a report by the White House.
The White House’s Interagency Policy Group released recommendations for how to increase diversity in the STEM workforce by reducing bias.
The Federal government has continued investments into research of quantum computing in order to stay ahead of the progress made by other countries.
The White House is holding an Electric Vehicle Datathon on Nov. 29 for experts to discuss how data can help deploy EV charging stations and how data collection and curation can help improve electric vehicles.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy launched the beta site for the Resilience Dialogues, an online forum for collaboration on solutions related to climate change.
The Department of Education, the Agency for International Development, and Office of the Director of National Intelligence announced public access plans to increase access to Federally funded research.
The White House celebrated Active Learning Day by announcing projects that increase access to high-quality STEM education.