NIST Proposes Approach for Reducing Risk of Bias in Artificial Intelligence NIST Proposes Approach for Reducing Risk of Bias in Artificial Intelligence (6/22/2021) Governance, Measurement, News, Standards, Trustworthy AI - In an effort to counter the often pernicious effect of biases in artificial intelligence (AI) that can damage people’s lives and public trust in AI, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is advancing an approach for identifying and… ...
Adding Predictability to Fleet Communications During Solar Flares Adding Predictability to Fleet Communications During Solar Flares (6/15/2021) Applications, News, R&D - A U.S. Navy destroyer is operating in the Western Pacific and is impacted by the effects of a massive solar flare. This event has caused a ripple affect across the globe; impacting power grids, destroying electrical infrastructure and causing havoc… ...
The Biden Administration Launches the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force (OSTP) The Biden Administration Launches the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force (6/10/2021) Infrastructure, News, R&D - Today, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced the newly formed National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Resource Task Force which will write the road map for expanding access to critical… ...
The Biden Administration Launches AI.gov Aimed at Broadening Access to Federal Artificial Intelligence Innovation Efforts, Encouraging Innovators of Tomorrow (NSF) The Biden administration launches the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force (6/10/2021) Infrastructure, News, R&D - The U.S. National Science Foundation and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy today announced the formation of the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource Task Force. As directed by Congress in the "National AI Initiative Act of 2020,"… ...
Hands-Free Comms Tech Breaks Through the Noise Hands-Free Comms Tech Breaks Through the Noise (6/3/2021) Applications, News, Partnership, R&D - Anyone who has ever craned their neck to hold a phone between their ear and their shoulder can appreciate the benefit of hands-free communication. For first responders, the situation is typically much more serious than trying to chat with a… ...
FDA Authorizes Marketing of Diagnostic Aid for Autism Spectrum Disorder FDA Authorizes Marketing of Diagnostic Aid for Autism Spectrum Disorder (6/2/2021) Applications, News - Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized marketing of a device to help diagnose autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The Cognoa ASD Diagnosis Aid is a machine learning-based software intended to help health care providers diagnose ASD in children 18… ...
How AI Could Alert Firefighters of Imminent Danger How AI Could Alert Firefighters of Imminent Danger (6/1/2021) Applications, News, R&D - Firefighting is a race against time. Exactly how much time? For firefighters, that part is often unclear. Building fires can turn from bad to deadly in an instant, and the warning signs are frequently difficult to discern amid the mayhem… ...
Envisioning safer cities with artificial intelligence Envisioning safer cities with artificial intelligence (6/1/2021) News, R&D - Over the past several decades, artificial intelligence has advanced tremendously, and today it promises new opportunities for more accurate healthcare, enhanced national security and more effective education, researchers say. But what about civil engineering and city planning? How do increased… ...
Memo Outlines DOD Plans for Responsible Artificial Intelligence Memo Outlines DOD Plans for Responsible Artificial Intelligence (6/1/2021) Governance, News, Trustworthy AI - From the battlefield to the back office, artificial intelligence has the potential to transform how the Defense Department does business in areas like increasing the speed of decision making, making sense of complex data sets and improving efficiency in back-office… ...
Enabling Human Control of Autonomous Partners: DARPA program to help humans maintain situational awareness when AI behaves in unexpected ways Enabling Human Control of Autonomous Partners: DARPA program to help humans maintain situational awareness when AI behaves in unexpected ways (5/21/2021) News, R&D - A major benefit of increasingly advanced automation and artificial intelligence technology is decreased workload and greater safety for humans – whether it’s driving a vehicle, piloting an airplane, or patrolling a dangerous street in a deployed location with the aid… ...