The Future of AI Depends on High-School Girls

Women make up one-quarter of computer scientists. But in the field of artificial intelligence those numbers are likely much lower.

A County Using Amazon’s Facial Recognition Worried About Giving Off “A Big Brother Vibe”

The county has reportedly used the facial recognition tools about 20 times per day.

Microsoft Acquired an AI Startup That Helps it Take on Google Duplex

Now it’s just a matter of who can build that technology fastest.

How NATO’s Transformation Chief Is Pushing the Alliance to Keep Up in AI

Experimental robot medics and autonomy-driven base protection highlight NATO’s race to keep up with China, Russia, and the U.S. in emerging technology.

How to Boost Border Security While Protecting Privacy

Artificial intelligence will be a powerful tool for border control agencies, but security must be built in at every level to protect privacy.

The Future of Meetings Could Include Facial Recognition and AI

Microsoft's new prototype device can track everything you say in a meeting.

White House Announces Select Committee of Federal AI Experts

The new interagency group will coordinate artificial intelligence programs and research across government.

Amazon, Facebook and Other Tech Giants Will Talk AI With White House

Executives from nearly 40 companies will discuss ramifications and regulations of artificial intelligence with White House officials.

Driverless Car Startup Drive.ai Is Launching a Ride-Hailing Service in Texas

Drive.ai was founded in late 2015 by a group of deep-learning experts at Stanford University.

Data May Be The New Oil But Artificial Intelligence Is The Engine That It Fuels

Balancing benefits and risks will continue to be a challenge for federal agencies.

200,000 Volunteers Have Become the Fact Checkers of the Internet

The creation process of Wikipedia is largely transparent.

Artificial Intelligence for Policing Stirs Ethics Concerns

A top body camera company has launched a panel to explore the issue. Civil rights and privacy groups aren't totally satisfied.

Using Artificial Intelligence to Reduce Tax Fraud

Machine-learning technology can serve as a valuable tool for tax auditors, but what is the best technique?

Experts Say AI Could Raise the Risks of Nuclear War

A new RAND report says ideas like mutually assured destruction and minimal deterrence strategy offer a lot less assurance in the age of intelligent software.

The Pentagon Is Building an AI Product Factory

Job One for the new Joint Artificial Intelligence Center will be delivering solutions for services’ specific problems.