Artificial Intelligence

Agencies Should Consider the Pros and Cons of Artificial Intelligence

Officials pushed agencies to examine the trade-offs—both positive and negative—as they adopt emerging technologies. 

Hurd, Kelly Introduce Resolution to Encourage Governmentwide Vision of Artificial Intelligence

The resolution urges lawmakers to pass legislation to encourage federal agencies to develop innovative artificial intelligence tools.

Artificial Intelligence Commission Pushes New Programs to Recruit Tech-Savvy Talent into DOD

Adopting emerging technologies will also need a top-down push and restructured leadership, according to National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence recommendations.

Why Data Lakes Are More Powerful for the DOD than Commercial Industry

The ability to share information about fleets, weapons systems, supply chain and adversarial intelligence is too much of a draw to ignore the power of a data lake.

Defense Innovation Board Adopts AI Testing, Digital Workforce Recruitment Resolutions

The board pushed the department to embrace remote work beyond the pandemic as a tool to attract more civilian talent. 

How the Pentagon’s JAIC Says It’s Prioritizing Ethics In Its AI-Driven Pursuits

Joint Artificial Intelligence Center officials stay connected with stakeholders through an executive steering group and other working groups. 

New Pentagon Initiative Aims to Help Allies, Contractors Work Together on AI

New tools are planned to help various militaries and defense companies cooperate and interoperate on artificial intelligence.

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Microscopes Powered by Google’s AI Could Change Cancer Diagnostics

A DoD pilot program could help make artificial intelligence useful not just to researchers but to physicians.

Bipartisan Bill Calls for Government-Led Studies Into Emerging Tech Impacts

The ultimate aim is to boost Congress’ understanding of AI, quantum computing, blockchain and internet of things—and more.

Pentagon Seeks TurboTax-Like Tool for Artificial Intelligence Purchases

It’s part of a new acquisition model that would explore the potential of pursuing contracts outside the Federal Acquisition Regulation, mixed with traditional contracts.

Can AI Solve the Rare Earths Problem? Chinese and U.S. Researchers Think So

A research effort funded by China and the U.S. could speed up the discovery of new materials to use in electronics.

Leveraging Automation to Ensure Government Supply Chain Health

When we apply these emerging technological capabilities directly to the management of supply chains, the results are powerful and highly impactful.

Navy Program Will Use AI on Drone Images to Predict Fleet Maintenance Needs

Simple Technology Solutions will use Google Cloud to build a machine learning tool trained on drone images.

Congressional AI Resolution Coming Soon, Lawmakers Say

Reps. Will Hurd and Robin Kelly plan to introduce an AI resolution celebrating past innovations and laying the groundwork for future legislation.

Air Force Taps Machine Learning to Speed Up Flight Certifications

The Air Force SEEK EAGLE Office cleaned up its “data swamp” and implemented a machine learning application, and it's making the flight certification process more efficient.

NIST Releases Core Principles to Judge ‘Explainable AI’

The need for the technology to be trustworthy only grows as it’s increasingly adopted.

The Case to Increase Workforce Training for Artificial Intelligence

The need for federal workforce upskilling has never been clearer.