White House unveiling report on artificial intelligence

With help from Margaret Harding McGill, Tony Romm, Tanya Snyder and Brianna Gurciullo FIRST LOOK: W.H. RELEASES NEW AI REPORT — Tony has the story: “The Obama administration on Wednesday offered a detailed policy roadmap for artificial intelligence, calling for increased federal funding and greater regulatory scrutiny of the fast-growing technology that powers everything from digital assistants to self-driving cars. In the first report of its kind, the White House called for boosting the budgets of agencies like the Labor Department that are ‘charged with reducing poverty and increasing economic and social mobility,’ so that they can tap AI to help workers or protect consumers. The report also recommended the government make available more of its data sets so researchers and engineers can use AI-powered data mining to better ‘address…


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