Defense Innovation Board’s Josh Marcuse heads to Google
The executive director of the Defense Innovation Board is leaving for Google where he will work in the tech giant's public sector team.
Federal R&D spending on AI should be doubled, then doubled again, commission says
The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence calls for an immediate doubling of funding for non-defense R&D around AI starting next fiscal year, and then again in fiscal 2022.
DIB wants Pentagon to hire a ‘digital people officer’ for tech recruitment
The new role would be in charge of recruiting talented people with technical backgrounds to the DOD and making sure they stick around for a while.
China’s lead on some aspects of AI doesn’t mean it’s ahead ‘overall,’ NSCAI says
The commission introduced its interim report to Congress on Monday.
Defense Innovation Board debuts AI ethics principles for defense
Combat and noncombat uses of the technology should be responsible, equitable, traceable, reliable and governable, DIB says.
DOD has OMB support for special software-only appropriations pilots
With OMB on board, the DOD will issue a legislative proposal later this fall to ask for what Jeff Boleng calls "software money."