Artificial Intelligence

White House Unveils a National Artificial Intelligence Initiative

The executive order calls for agencies to focus on AI, but details and funds are sparse.

China’s Rapid AI Development Has Its Limits: Report

Chinese artificial-intelligence researchers are aware of ways their work lags the United States’—and Beijing is working to fix those.

How the Pentagon is Bringing the Cloud Down to Earth

The Army Research Lab is funding tech that could put the computing power of the cloud in the hands of individual soldiers—and ultimately bring more artificial intelligence to the battlefield.

Pentagon Researching Bioelectric Implants To Help Troops Heal From Catastrophic Wounds

One of the Pentagon’s new research programs could see biosensors, actuators and even artificial intelligence implanted in soldiers to speed up the body’s healing processes.

How All-Knowing Smartphones Could Become the Pentagon’s Employee Access Cards

An algorithm will track how employees use their phones, how they walk and even where they go to constantly verify users’ identity.

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Artificial Intelligence Unleashed

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

Rethinking Data Center Optimization with a Service Mentality

These updates can make a real impact if agencies take the right steps.

The Pentagon’s First AI Strategy Will Focus on Near-Term Operations — and Safety

The document is intended to make commander think through the implications of their new artificial-intelligence tools.

America’s Misbegotten Cyber Strategy

The Trump administration’s National Cyber Strategy rests on a pair of convenient fictions.

HHS’ New Emerging Tech Contract Could One Day Compete With Other GWACs

That includes three governmentwide contracts operated by another Health and Human Services office.

How Artificial Intelligence Can Transform Government

Private businesses already use AI to find efficiencies in their own business and improve the return-on-investment of products and projects.

AI, Deepfakes and the Other Tech Threats That Vex Intel Leaders

Top U.S. intelligence officials had a lot to say about tech at the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing.

The Pentagon Wants to Stop Enemies From 'Poisoning' AI

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking to defend machine learning tools against outside manipulation.

National Intelligence Strategy Warns of Technological Threats to U.S.

Disruptive technologies will democratize capabilities previously available only to nation-states with plenty of resources.

How to Build a Better Great Wall

The idea of creating a robust, intelligent technology barrier as opposed to a static physical one has been floated before.

Former Google Chief to Chair Government Artificial Intelligence Advisory Group

Eric Schmidt will join 14 other tech experts on the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence.

The ‘Driverless Experience’ Looks Awfully Distracting

At CES 2019, carmakers showed off vehicles with perfume-puffing headrests, augmented-reality video displays, and all manner of in-car entertainment.