National Institute of Standards and Technology

Lawmakers question proposed budget cuts, layoffs at NIST

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

Also: an update on the institute's forthcoming Privacy Framework.

White House’s 2020 budget request puts dollars behind AI national strategy

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 month ago

Around $850 million, specifically. But overall, the budget sees declining R&D requests for nearly every agency.

Here’s what facial recognition regulation should look like, according to Microsoft

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

Smith also debuted Microsoft's six principles for use of the technology.

Facial recognition algorithms are getting a lot better, NIST study finds

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

The technology has undergone an "industrial revolution" in the past five years.

Help IARPA develop better activity detection algorithms for long video

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 months ago

Video surveillance creates a lot of data. But then what?

NIST challenge targets better de-identification techniques for public data

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 12 months ago

The agency is worried about "linkage attacks," where hackers collate a bunch of datasets to glean personally identifiable information from otherwise anonymized data.

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