Joint services announce winners of global AI competition Joint services announce winners of global AI competition (9/20/2021) Challenge Competition, News, Partnership, Procurement - Partnering with allied nations to identify the most-advanced Artificial Intelligence technologies was the theme for the first international tri-service competition, sponsored by the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM), U.S. Air Force AFWERX, U.S. Navy Office of Naval Research-Global… ...
Taking Yellowstone seismology to the classroom for some “deep learning” Taking Yellowstone seismology to the classroom for some “deep learning” (9/20/2021) Applications, News - While the automated monitoring system currently in place for detecting and processing earthquakes in Yellowstone works quite well most of the time, its solutions need to be reviewed and refined by a seismic analyst. This means that the larger earthquakes—generally… ...
Department of Energy Invests $1 Million in Artificial Intelligence Research for Privacy-Sensitive Datasets Department of Energy Invests $1 Million in Artificial Intelligence Research for Privacy-Sensitive Datasets (9/15/2021) Data, Funding, News, R&D, Trustworthy AI - Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $1 million for a one-year collaborative research project to develop artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) algorithms for biomedical, personal healthcare, or other privacy-sensitive datasets. This funding is in response to… ...
Open-source software enables scientists to expedite research Open-source software enables scientists to expedite research (9/15/2021) Applications, News, R&D - The Autonomous Research System, an open-source software program developed by Air Force Research Laboratory scientists, is now available online as a free download, thanks to a new licensing agreement. ARES OS, a product 10 years in the making, aims to… ...
Bridging the Gap in IT Modernization With Emerging Technologies Bridging the Gap in IT Modernization With Emerging Technologies (9/14/2021) AI Adoption, Applications, News - Emerging technologies can play an important role in modernizing and transforming government services for the American public, which is essential to fulfilling the Department of Labor’s mission. In fact, we’ve embraced emerging technology and its potential to further enable mission… ...
Sandia 3D-imaging workflow has benefits for medicine, electric cars and nuclear deterrence Sandia 3D-imaging workflow has benefits for medicine, electric cars and nuclear deterrence (9/14/2021) Applications, Measurement, News, R&D - Sandia National Laboratories researchers have created a method of processing 3D images for computer simulations that could have beneficial implications for several industries, including health care, manufacturing and electric vehicles. At Sandia, the method could prove vital in certifying the… ...
Interagency “TEAMS” Effort to Tackle Federal Talent Management Challenges Interagency “TEAMS” Effort to Tackle Federal Talent Management Challenges (9/14/2021) Education, Institutes, News, Partnership, Workforce - The federal government has a problem. More than half of its defense acquisition employees are currently within 10 years of retirement age, according to a 2019 Navy report … This means there needs to be a massive knowledge shift to… ...
Army research enables robots to learn new concepts Army research enables robots to learn new concepts (9/9/2021) Applications, News, R&D - Army researchers developed a novel computational model that allows robots to ask clarifying questions to Soldiers, enabling them to be more effective teammates in tactical environments. Future Army missions will have autonomous agents, such as robots, embedded in human teams… ...
Department of Commerce Establishes National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee Department of Commerce Establishes National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee (9/8/2021) Federal Register Notice, News, Strategy - U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo today announced that the Commerce Department has established a high-level committee to advise the President and other federal agencies on a range of issues related to artificial intelligence (AI). Working with the National AI… ...
AI-Fueled Software Reveals Accurate Protein Structure Prediction AI-Fueled Software Reveals Accurate Protein Structure Prediction (9/7/2021) International, News, R&D - “The dream of predicting a protein shape just from its gene sequence is now a reality,” said Paul Adams, Associate Laboratory Director for Biosciences at Berkeley Lab. For Adams and other structural biologists who study proteins, predicting their shape offers… ...