Artificial Intelligence

NGA Will Take Over Pentagon’s Flagship AI Program

Agency also sending new special spy drones to Eastern Europe.

Pentagon Names Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Officer

The Chief Data and Artificial Intelligence Office was stood up in February.

Energy Aims To Make AI Human-Driven, Accessible To Underserved Communities

Having real people support the artificial intelligence system both builds community trust and ensures that those systems are designed for underserved populations.

GSA Launches AI Challenge Inspired by Pandemic Needs

The General Services Administration is looking for contractors to build out federal AI tech in response to COVID-19.

Federal Procurement Featured in New Equity Action Plans

Improving access to federal contracting vehicles and supporting small, disadvantaged businesses are key parts in the equity action plans released by agencies on April 14.

27 Artificial Intelligence Experts First To Serve On Commerce Advisory Board

After being established in 2021, the National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee elected its first members to advise the federal government on AI policy. 

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When Words Matter

How ‘transfer learning’ can supercharge natural language processing in government

Scene Graph Technology: High-Impact Use Cases for Government

Scene graphs allow humans and machines to categorize and query images based on complex relationships among objects in a scene. 

Data From Friends and Strangers Show Where You Are

Movement patterns of people you know contain 95% of the information needed to predict your location.

IARPA previews busy research season

The agency’s long tech wish list includes capabilities that can predict human movement and new computing architectures to crunch its mountain of data.

International Space Station Launches AI Program to Test Astronaut Gloves

Spaceborne Computer-2 is providing insights in real-time, just months after it was delivered to the ISS, Nextgov confirmed.

IRS Awards $70 Million Contract For Digital Modernization

The contract lays a foundation for machine learning and automation within the IRS’s business operations.

Report Reveals Surveillance Abuses In Educational Technology

The report was commissioned by Democratic Senators Elizabeth Warren, Richard Blumenthal and Edward J. Markey.

New Tech Budget Request is the Defense Department’s Largest Ever

Pursuing China, the Pentagon aims to bump spending for artificial intelligence and 5G.

AI in Government Hinges on Supportive Leadership and a “Glass Breaker” in Charge

Federal officials said that new technologies often need a “disrupter” responsible for breaking through bureaucratic obstacles.

The IC's 4-year Emerging Tech Investment Plan

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence's investment strategy aims to make it easier for companies to connect with program managers.