Artificial Intelligence & Technology Office (AITO)
Energy Department launches council to coordinate AI activities
The first meeting of the oversight body is planned for June.
Energy Department will draft its own ethical AI principles
The civilian agency follows on the heels of the Department of Defense and the intelligence community.
Energy planning first AI training module for the fall
The Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office is working with the department's 17 National Labs on additional modules.
New AI consortium for first responders fuses efforts from DOE, JAIC and Microsoft
The project will focus on getting technology to state and local first responders to better track and respond to natural disasters.
Energy’s AI director reviewing 600-plus projects for technologies worth replicating
The Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office hopes to use its doubled budget to double in size in fiscal 2021.
Trump budget touts funding for AI and quantum but proposes slashing federal R&D by $13.8B
Within the White House fiscal 2021 proposal is funding for various "industries of the future" like $25 million to build the "national quantum internet."