The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 12, 2021
On the latest episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, Steve Grundman, Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan (USAF-ret.), former Director of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) at the Department of Defense.
2020 in review: Joint AI Center gets a ‘2.0’ and a clear path forward
The JAIC had a year full of major changes, from a new director to a new direction. JAIC 2.0 is now ready to focus on war fighting.
JAIC needs enhanced authorities to coordinate DOD AI efforts, Bob Work says
Bob Work, former deputy secretary of defense and all-around AI champion, thinks the DOD needs to shake things up to get the technology right.
The DOD needs to define AI and protect its data better, watchdog says
A new IG report dinged the DOD for its lack of coordination on AI projects and a need for stronger security controls to protect its data.
JAIC gets acting director following Shanahan’s departure
Nand Mulchandani, the chief technology officer of the JAIC, will take over as acting director of the AI hub until the DOD finds a permanent three-star.
Military’s AI hub is ready to think about war, Gen. Shanahan says on last day at Pentagon
The JAIC is ready to bring AI to the battlefield through its Joint Warfighting mission initiative, the leader of the center said on his last day before retiring from the Air Force.