New unmanned systems program at NOAA will focus on cybersecurity, acquisition process

by • 7 months ago

While use of "UxS" vehicles by air and sea isn't new, NOAA's reliance on them has increased tenfold since 2012.

Federal R&D spending on AI should be doubled, then doubled again, commission says

by • 7 months ago

The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence calls for an immediate doubling of funding for non-defense R&D around AI starting next fiscal year, and then again in fiscal 2022.

DARPA wants to build AI that can be a true teammate

by • 8 months ago

A new research project called Artificial Social Intelligence for Successful Teams (ASIST) holds the immodest goal of figuring out how to imbue machines with social intelligence.

IARPA hires Catherine Marsh as its next director

by • 11 months ago

Marsh was the agency's deputy director from 2013 to 2015, and since had been working at the CIA.

NSF pushes for ‘large-scale’ AI research with new program

by • 1 year ago

The $200 million National AI Research Institutes program will fund up to six institutes in the next six years.

While the Office of Technology Assessment awaits comeback, lawmakers already have tweaks for it

by • 1 year ago

Bipartisan, bicameral legislation would make tweaks to OTA's existing statute to make the office more "accessible" and "responsive to Members' needs."

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