The White House

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.

President Trump signs 21st Century IDEA into law

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

"It’s time our government agencies adopt the innovative technologies of the 21st Century," Rep. Ro Khanna, who introduced the legislation, said in a statement.

The Secret Service is testing facial recognition technology at the White House

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

A nine-month pilot program will be run using volunteer Secret Service employees.

The Center for Data Innovation wants an AI national strategy

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

The group released a thorough report Tuesday on why a strategy is necessary and suggestions for what it should look like.

Josh Moses leaves OMB cybersecurity role

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

He's been at OMB since 2015.

The White House wants to make civic leave for technologists normal and accessible. Will it take off?

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

It's already happening between major tech companies and government agencies, and the White House says "It's a priority for us."

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