National Institute of Standards and Technology
Lawmakers question proposed budget cuts, layoffs at NIST
Also: an update on the institute's forthcoming Privacy Framework.
White House’s 2020 budget request puts dollars behind AI national strategy
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
Smith also debuted Microsoft's six principles for use of the technology.
Facial recognition algorithms are getting a lot better, NIST study finds
The technology has undergone an "industrial revolution" in the past five years.
Help IARPA develop better activity detection algorithms for long video
Video surveillance creates a lot of data. But then what?
NIST challenge targets better de-identification techniques for public data
The agency is worried about "linkage attacks," where hackers collate a bunch of datasets to glean personally identifiable information from otherwise anonymized data.