Policy Drive to Grapple With Recent Major Advances in AI

May 4, 2016

Excerpted from: https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2016/05/03/preparing-future-artificial-intelligence?utm_source=&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=1629 

The "White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is excited to announce that we will be co-hosting four public workshops over the coming months on topics in AI to spur public dialogue on artificial intelligence and machine learning and identify challenges and opportunities related to this emerging technology. ..development of a public report later this year...You can learn more about these events via the links to the event websites below, and each workshop will be livestreamed:

The Federal Government also is working to leverage AI for public good and toward a more effective government. A new National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Subcommittee on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence will meet for the first time next week. This group will monitor state-of-the-art advances and technology milestones in artificial intelligence and machine learning within the Federal Government, in the private sector, and internationally; and help coordinate Federal activity in this space...'