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Artificial intelligence (AI) is an increasingly popular tool for employers across the United States utilize in their hiring processes, but this increasingly influential technology raises serious employment discrimination concerns, a Federal government official said this week.

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Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., is pulling out all the stops to get Congress to support regulating artificial intelligence (AI) technology, including by using an AI chatbot to write a resolution calling for those kinds of regulations.

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The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is developing a National Digital Assets Research and Development Agenda to study technologies that support cryptocurrencies and said this week it’s looking for comments to identify agenda priorities.

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today launched the first version of the agency’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Risk Management Framework (RMF), after spending 18 months developing the policy.  

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The White House-led National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Resource (NAIRR) Task Force is asking Congress for $2.6 billion to fund its plans to stand up a national research infrastructure that would broaden access to the resources essential to AI research and development (R&D).

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A new white paper released by American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) on Jan. 4 says that Federal agencies have an opportunity to “lean in” and take steps to address accountability in their use of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.

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Along with the 32 national teams from around the globe gathering for the World Cup in Qatar, artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are making a strong showing as the latest entrant in the tournament that might just help even the playing field by making boosting the fairness of on-field play.

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Senior Federal agency artificial intelligence (AI) and data experts talked about some of the hurdles that get in the way of moving AI pilots to more extensive production at ATARC’s Federal AI & Data Summit on Nov. 17. Dr. Heather Martin, who is acting director, Office of Plans, Programs, and Strategy, Directorate for Data and […]

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The Federal government needs to pay close attention to ethics and trust as it dives further into implementing artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, said Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., at a Nov. 16 event hosted by the Information Technology Industry Council.

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On today’s episode of MeriTalking, MeriTalk’s editor-in-chief John Curran sits down with Ryan Simpson, Senior Data Scientist at NVIDIA and Mike Broadwater, Vice President of Technology Services at Government Acquisitions, Inc. (GAI), to dive into CV – applications, maturity, adoption barriers, and examples of how agencies are putting CV to work.

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As the use of AI becomes more widespread, officials from the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) envision the technology being used to deliver better, innovative medical care to military forces and veterans.

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is seeking technical proposals for a new program that aims to develop automated approaches to conducting cybersecurity assessments on computer networks, according to an announcement posted to SAM.gov on Oct. 24.

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President Biden on Oct. 17 signed into law the Artificial Intelligence Training for the Acquisition Workforce Act, which aims to improve the Federal workforce’s understanding of AI and ensure its ethical and safe use.

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Lynne Parker, who until August served as founding director of the White House’s National Artificial Intelligence Office (NAIIO), said this week that she’d like to see individual Federal agencies get more involved with regulation of AI technologies in the sectors that they oversee.

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The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) issued a new blueprint today for an “AI Bill of Rights” to help guide organizations on the development and deployment of artificial intelligence, in an effort to help protect the rights of Americans in the age of AI.

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Tracy Barnes, chief information officer (CIO) for the state of Indiana, said the use of artificial  intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are a crucial component of the state’s automation strategy. Employing the latest automation tech, he said, helps the state punch above its weight in the continuing battle to protect networks and data against cyberattacks.

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is on track to release the first version of its Artificial Intelligence (AI) Risk Management Framework by January 2023, NIST’s IT Laboratory Chief of Staff told lawmakers on Thursday.

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The Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) component has launched a fresh effort to gather insights into the current global artificial intelligence (AI) market, along with concerns about international AI policies, regulations, and other measures which may impact U.S. exports of AI technologies.

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is in the process of developing and piloting several projects in artificial intelligence (AI) as the agency prepares for the next frontier in health IT – human-machine interactions – the agency’s AI lead said on July 12.

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A senior General Services Administration (GSA) official involved with artificial intelligence (AI) deployments throughout the Federal civilian government emphasized this week that creating broad-based trust in AI technologies is the key to maintaining the personal freedoms of American citizens over the long term.

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The Department of Defense (DoD) published its Responsible Artificial Intelligence (RAI) Strategy and Implementation Pathway (S&I) today, providing a clear path forward for the Pentagon’s AI efforts.

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The National AI Research Resource (NAIRR) Task Force – established by the Biden administration in June 2021 to determine the viability of establishing a NAIRR and develop a roadmap to establishing the resource – is working toward delivering its final report in December.

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