Office of Science and Technology Policy
Moving quantum committee under White House authority expected to improve inter-agency coordination
Quantum industry executives have responded positively to the elevation of the advisory committee.
White House declares Year of Evidence for agencies
The effort builds on work to increase governmentwide use of evidence to make policy and program decisions and restore trust in government.
Biden puts tech and financial agencies to work in studying ‘central bank digital currency’
The executive order gives the Office of Science and Technology Policy 180 days for a technical evaluation, and the Treasury Department has several projects as well.
White House names OSTP interim director following Lander resignation
Alondra Nelson will lead the Office of Science and Technology Policy until permanent leadership is nominated and confirmed.
GSA won’t use facial recognition with Login.gov for now
The agency's secure sign-in team continues to research the technology and to conduct equity and accessibility studies.
MITRE: White House biometrics definition requires rethink
OSTP conflated three distinct concepts as biometrics, which will lead to confusion as it attempts craft an AI Bill of Rights.