Artificial Intelligence

Lawmakers Launch Caucus to Address Emerging Tech’s Impact on Work

The Future of Work Caucus’ ultimate goal is to develop a comprehensive policy strategy to proactively address emerging technologies’ impact on jobs and workers across the U.S.

CES Gives a Peek at 2020 Technology

It’s more difficult to predict the next great advancement in government technology but you can spot trends.

AI Can Now Read Emotions—Should It?

These systems can give incorrect results just like any other form of intelligence.

White House Proposes 'Light-Touch Regulatory Approach' for Artificial Intelligence

The guidelines are intended to help govern the FDA’s approval process for AI-powered medical devices, and other regulations around private sector AI-use.

Government to Restrict Sale of AI for Satellite Image Analysis

Software that can analyze satellite photos would be treated like a weapon.

Space Force Sets First Pitch Day Using Alternative Acquisition Authority

The military’s newest branch wants to hear about innovative solutions to tough problems in installation support and space operations.

How VA Is Tapping Cutting-Edge Tech for Veterans

From artificial intelligence to Walmart telehealth stations, the agency spent 2019 focused on how tech can augment its health services.

The Pentagon Wants AI-Driven Drone Swarms for Search and Rescue Ops

The project will likely require AI and unmanned systems developers to work together under the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center.

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The Crazy Government Research Projects You Might've Missed in 2019

Self-aware artificial intelligence, biology-based computers and “smart” surveillance are just a few.

Robot Career Guidance: AI May Soon Be Able to Analyse Your Tweets to Match You to a Job

Those social media posts may point to your career path.

Commerce Partnership Opportunity Aims to Amplify Feds' Data Use

The department’s National Technical Information Service is looking for services to help agencies use data as an asset.

New York Just Set a ‘Dangerous Precedent’ on Algorithms, Experts Warn

NYC’s task force on algorithms was supposed to be a beacon of transparent government. It couldn’t even gain access to basic information.

How to Train Computers Faster for 'Extreme' Datasets

A divide-and-conquer approach to machine learning could speed up problems in speech translation and answering general questions.

Special Operations Command Made a Mind-Reading Kit For Elite Troops

The experimental tool is among several that aim to combine sensors and AI to give U.S. operators a new edge.

What Veterans Affairs Aims to Accomplish Through Its Artificial Intelligence Institute

The agency plans to streamline and advance its AI efforts to better meet veterans’ needs. 

Sensitive Data Must Be Protected. That Doesn’t Mean It Can’t Also Be Used.

Two promising tools may allow agencies to share data while maintaining privacy and security requirements.