NIST to establish online center for trustworthy and responsible AI resources

The center will contain supporting guidance on trustworthy AI's characteristics, use cases and eventually add third-party contributions.

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Federal workforce AI training bill lands on president’s desk

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The AI Training for the Acquisition Workforce Act would require acquisition officials involved with AI procurement to receive instruction.

NIST targeting early 2023 launch of new AI risk management framework

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The evolving document will be the basis for additional guidance, standards, measures and tools to help agencies and industry evaluate AI use cases.

NASA Johnson Space Center tech chief: agency focused on working with industry to spur innovation

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Nick Skytland highlights the approach his team takes to procuring sophisticated leading-edge technology and says this is being similarly applied to IT acquisition.

DOL emerging tech chief says engaging staff, identifying pain points key to process automation

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Sammies emerging leader award-winner Krista Kinnard discusses best practices for using technology to streamline back-office processes at federal agencies.

President’s science and tech advisors recommend launch of $500M fund for semiconductor startups

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The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology say such a fund would boost innovation by supporting chip manufacturers during the most vulnerable stages of company development.

Google Public Sector CEO: open-source chips likely to be ‘hundreds of times’ cheaper for researchers

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Will Grannis tells FedScoop that projects like a recent agreement between Google and NIST to produce open-source chips will improve cybersecurity by encouraging researchers to become more involved in the hardware design process.

NIST and Google sign agreement to produce open-source chips

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Google will finance an initial production run of the new chips, which will be manufactured by Skywater Technology in Bloomington, Minnesota.

White House proposes biotech specialist as inaugural ARPA-H director

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Renee Wegrzyn will be tasked with shaping ARPA-H‘s research portfolio to develop biomedical innovations preventing, detecting and treating diseases including cancer.

DOJ agrees to prevent AlphaDetective AI software from falling into foreign adversaries’ hands

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The AI-enabled software allows law enforcement to identify opioid traffickers on the dark web.

NSA sets 2035 deadline for adoption of post-quantum cryptography across national security systems

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The intelligence agency expects traditional networking equipment to comply with the new standards by 2030.

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