White House to study growing influence of artificial intelligence

The influence of artificial intelligence is growing, the White House said Tuesday while announcing it would start digging into the issue.  The White House will hold a series of meeting over the summer and come out with a report this year highlighting the benefits and regulatory implications of the evolving technology, according to deputy chief Technology Officer Ed Felton.  ADVERTISEMENT “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,” Felton said in a blog post.  He noted a range of policy areas where it AI could help — including medicine, education, self-driving cars and drones.  “Like any transformative technology, however, artificial…


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