National Science Foundation (NSF)
US, UK enter new AI research agreement promoting ‘democratic values’
The countries will prioritize areas like interdisciplinary research and intelligent systems and coordinate collaboration among their AI experts.
NSF’s new AI Institutes will leverage industry resources to expand network
The agency has flagged eight new thematic areas where AI research is needed.
White House announces $1B for 12 AI, quantum research hubs
The money was authorized by the National Quantum Initiative Act of 2018, as well as investment from industry and academia.
Reps. Hurd, Kelly push to boost U.S. AI research and development
In a new report, key members of Congress continue to push the need for more, and smarter, AI research and development funding.
NSF finds networking a major barrier to further advances in quantum computing
The agency funded three Quantum Leap Challenge Institutes, in part, to find a solution in the next five years.
FITARA grades mostly hold, improve amid agencies shift to remote work
IT modernization scores were generally strong as agencies accelerate, but cybersecurity remains a gap area.