Artificial Intelligence

OMB: How Can We Enhance Federal Data to Boost AI Research?

Artificial intelligence runs best on strong datasets and the White House wants the public to weigh in to improve both.

How AI Will Transform Anti-Submarine Warfare

New Navy projects seek to capture more data about the oceans’ depths—then train computers to out-think human captains.

Congress Wants DHS to Study Disruptive Deepfake Videos

Bills introduced in the House and Senate aim to combat the forged media through comprehensive research and technological assessments. 

AI, Cyber Get Big Boost in Senate-Passed NDAA

The legislation would free up some $600 million for AI and cyber research, lock down the federal supply chain and prep the Pentagon for the cloud.

Spy Agencies Turn to AI to Stay Ahead of Adversaries

In a world where everyone can collect data on everything, speedy analysis could make or break U.S. national security, a top intelligence official says.

Mark Zuckerberg Is Rethinking Deepfakes

In an interview, the Facebook CEO hinted that the company is trying a new approach to misleading videos created through artificial intelligence.

Non-Discriminatory AI Requires a Human Touch, Experts Say

Interdisciplinary teams that include social scientists can help curb bias, experts told Congress. 

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Artificial Intelligence Unleashed

How agencies can use AI to automate & augment operations to improve performance.

Artificial Intelligence is Too Dumb to Fully Police Online Extremism, Experts Say

Algorithms excel at routine tasks, but understanding a post’s context requires a human touch, former Facebook security chief Alex Stamos told lawmakers.

Pentagon Targets August for JEDI Award

The Defense Department is making its source selection “disconnected” from Oracle’s pending court case.

White House Updates National Artificial Intelligence Strategy

The updated National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan adds an additional priority to the seven outlined in the plan from the Obama administration.

Innovation Will Sharpen America’s Tech Edge, Federal Officials Say

Federal and industry executives weighed in on the greatest threats impacting America’s critical infrastructure.

Government Seeks Input on Reboot of Nation's Strategic Computing Objectives

When technology progresses quickly, the strategies behind it may need to as well.

Massive Exabyte Storage System to be Built for Energy’s Frontier Supercomputer

The fastest exascale supercomputer in the world requires a unique—and extremely large—storage system.

Experts Propose Feds Use Sanctions and Cyberweapons to Fight Deepfakes

Both social media companies and the government must play a role in fighting back against hyper-realistic misinformation, experts told the House Intelligence Committee.

How Federal Agencies Can Move Innovation Forward

There’s hard work ahead to truly capture the full potential of artificial intelligence.

Critical Update: Inside DARPA's DARPA

Valerie Browning, director of DARPA’s Defense Sciences Office, discusses self-aware machines, the future of quantum computing and preventing technology surprises.