White House to probe role of AI in government

Emerging Technology White House to probe role of AI in government By Bianca Spinosa May 06, 2016 As the field of artificial intelligence advances, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy is launching a series of public workshops about artificial intelligence and machine learning. All are open to the public. OSTP is also creating an interagency working group to explore how that “transformative technology” can benefit education, transportation, industry and other fields. “There are tremendous opportunities and an array of considerations across the federal government in privacy, security, regulation, law, and research and development to be taken into account when effectively integrating this technology into both government and private-sector activities,” Deputy U.S. CTO Ed Felten wrote in a May 3 blog post. The National Science and Technology Council’s…


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