USCIS automating pre-processing of immigration cases
New tools will dissect supporting evidence, making it easier for adjudicators to make decisions to award people benefits like green cards.
USPTO chief information officer most excited about new search algorithms
Jamie Holcombe also weighed in on difficulties adopting new technologies that aren't FedRAMP authorized.
Fitbit to study how to detect COVID-19 in soldiers before symptoms appear
The electronics company is part of the military's latest project on determining if it's possible to know if personnel have been infected before they start to show symptoms.
This agency is preparing to score its cyber risk with a new algorithm
“From the time that the scores come online, what gets measured gets done,” said the manager of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program.
AI enters the equation in security clearance overhaul
But don't expect decisions on who receives or loses their federal clearance to be made by machines, said the head of the National Background Investigation Service.
New Senate bill targets bias in decision-making algorithms
The Algorithmic Accountability Act would require that companies using decision-making algorithms study those equations for bias and correct it where found.