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Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan: DoD’s JAIC In Talks With Northcom, National Guard Bureau Over AI

Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan, director of the Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said JAIC is in discussions with the National Guard Bureau and U.S. Northern Command about how to facilitate response to the coronavirus pandemic using AI, Bloomberg Government reported Wednesday.

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NCI Introduces Empower Platform to Boost AI Adoption; Paul Dillahay Quoted

NCI Information Systems (NCI), a leading provider of advanced information technology solutions and professional services to U.S. federal government agencies, today announced the launch of the NCI Empower platform to accelerate artificial intelligence (AI) adoption in the public sector, the company announced on Thursday

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USPTO Awards Steampunk $50M BPA to Support Emerging Technologies; Matt Warren, David Wolf Quoted

Steampunk has secured a five-year, $50 million United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Intelligent Automation Innovation Support Services (IAISS) blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to support emerging technologies that will transform and enhance business solutions, the company announced on Wednesday

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White House Issues Call to Action to AI Experts Amid COVID-19 Dataset Launch; Michael Kratsios Quoted

The White House has called on artificial intelligence professionals to come up with new data and text mining processes to help answer key scientific questions about the new coronavirus. The call to action was made after researchers from Microsoft, Allen Institute for AI, Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology, the National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative unveiled the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset, the White House said Monday.

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DIU to Host Another Computer Vision Contest

The Defense Innovation Unit plans to continue its annual prize challenge for computer vision technologies designed to support disaster relief missions, National Defense Magazine reported Thursday. The xView2 Challenge aims to use artificial intelligence and machine learning for automated assessments of post-disaster damage.

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Walter Copan Talks NIST’s AI, Quantum Computing Work at House Subcommittee Hearing

Walter Copan, director of the National Institutes of Science and Technology, appeared Wednesday before a House subcommittee to discuss NIST’s work in quantum science and artificial intelligence, Nextgov reported Thursday. He told members of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee’s research and technology subpanel about NIST’s achievements in the quantum field, including work in quantum simulation and development of a quantum logic clock.

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Red Hat Releases Ceph Storage 4 to Accelerate Petabyte-Scale Object Storage for Cloud-Native Workloads; Sarangan Rangachari, Amita Potnis Quoted

Red Hat has announced the general availability of Red Hat Ceph Storage 4, based on the Nautilus version of the Ceph open source project, to simplify petabyte-scale object storage for cloud-native development and data analytics, the company announced on Wednesday

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