Office of Science and Technology Policy

President Trump signs executive order on national AI strategy

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

The "American AI Initiative" lays out a "multi-pronged approach" to American leadership in AI.

Americans don’t think government should restrict use of facial recognition tech, survey says

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The results of a Center for Data Innovation survey suggest Americans are willing to trade any privacy concerns for public safety and conveniences like faster airport screening.

2018 in review: Government leadership can’t get enough AI

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The executive and legislative branches grappled with questions of research and development funding and tech regulation in 2018.

Regulation of facial recognition tech is the government’s job, Amazon leaders say

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

"If and when that happens," Amazon will abide, AWS CEO Andy Jassy said.

The message for national labs: Advances in quantum computing are about people, too

by Carten Cordell • 5 months ago

It's not enough to help develop quantum computers, experts told a Senate panel. National labs also need to train the incipient workforce that will support them.

Trump administration official to tech industry: America’s values are your values

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 months ago

Michael Kratsios, the White House deputy CTO, delivered an incisive message to the tech industry at FedTalks 2018.

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