What will the federal government do with generative AI?

Federal employees are going to see AI tools show up in cloud-based productivity suites sooner rather than later, but it's not clear yet how the trending tech will impact public-facing digital services.

Is government culture stifling CX innovation?

Risk aversion among government managers is blocking needed improvements to key programs, according to a recent white paper.

First AI advisory committee report stresses getting regulatory balance right

Designing trustworthy AI systems with government regulatory help is a central theme in the NAIAC’s first report delivered to President Joe Biden.

Bipartisan bill proposes blue-ribbon panel to address AI risks, regulations

Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., is leading the effort to give Congress the expertise it needs to understand and possibly regulate the risks posed by artificial intelligence.

White House Releases New AI National Frameworks, Educator Recommendations

The Biden administration unveiled a docket full of more artificial intelligence regulatory efforts to promote responsible development, adoption and usage of increasingly smart systems.

Senators Introduce Bill to Create Digital and AI Oversight Agency

The legislative proposal would establish a so-called Federal Digital Platform Commission to regulate online services, including those that offer content “primarily generated by algorithmic processes.”

AI Industry Leaders Encourage 'Critical' Congressional Regulation of Emerging Tech

With more disruptive artificial intelligence technologies under development, private sector leadership discussed the pathways to regulation in the AI sector.

Officials Warn of 'Power' and 'Failure' of Imagination in AI Regulation

The U.S. should work with allies to continue to innovate in AI capabilities while agreeing on common use cases, administration officials say.

White House Unveils $140M Investment for Responsible AI, Upcoming Agency Guidance

Major corporate players within the artificial intelligence development space will meet at the White House ahead of more federal guidance and investment in the technology.

Proposed Bill Would Ban Excessively Loud Streaming Commercials

The legislation would update the CALM Act of 2010 that tackled loud television ads.

Regulation Must Keep Up with Novel Space Technology, Experts Say

Panelists at the Satellite 2023 conference noted that the relationship between government and industry when it comes to space is still a “paradigm from yesteryear.”

US Needs Deeper Global Partnerships to Assert Tech Leadership, Report Argues

A report from the German Marshall Fund calls for “a new foreign policy of technology” that allows the U.S. to maintain its tech leadership on the global stage by working more closely with democratic nations.

Creating Responsible AI Presents 'Major Technical Challenges,' NIST Official Says

Experts discussed the regulations needed for fast-developing AI software, with NIST’s Elham Tabassi emphasizing the need for proper data and measurement strategies for different systems.

White House Committee Advocates Collaboration, Consensus in Cybersecurity Standards

The fourth installment of cybersecurity recommendations from the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee advocates more blanket requirements to strengthen the nation's cybersecurity posture.

Senators Explore Possible Cryptocurrency Regulations, Threats to Economy

The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs heard testimony that endorsed more regulations and restrictions on digital assets in the federal banking system.

Section 230 Debate Reignited as Cruz Demands Content Moderation Transparency

The Texas lawmaker is requesting details on social media and tech platforms’ content moderation and censorship practices.

New Legislation Seeks to Upgrade Commercial Drone Rules

A bipartisan bill aims to carve a more straightforward path for commercial drone technology approval.