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Mark Esper: AI Could Transform Every Aspect of Battlefield

Mark Esper

Mark Esper, secretary of the Department of Defense (DoD) and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said he believes artificial intelligence has the potential to transform the battlefield and the country that is first to deploy AI will gain a significant advantage over its adversaries. Esper also discussed how Russia and China are advancing AI.

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Pentagon Works on Guidance for AI Ethical Principles Implementation; Jane Pinelis Quoted

Artificial Intelligence

The Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) plans to come up in the next six months a document that will serve as a guide for the implementation of five ethical principles in the use of AI, FedScoop reported Friday. A small team within JAIC is now working on pilot programs focused on ethics training.

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Chakib Chraibi, Anil Chaudhry Share Insights on Who Should Oversee AI Development Efforts


Technology leaders from government and industry share their views on who should lead artificial intelligence development efforts and Chakib Chraibi of the Department of Commerce’s National Technical Information Service said he thinks data scientists should oversee those efforts, Nextgov reported Friday.

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AT&T Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic, providing Relief Support for First Responders, Customers, Schools, Businesses


AT&T has announced its response to coronavirus (COVID-19) as the country navigates the health crisis, the company reported on Friday. AT&T noted its new regulations to support employees, customers and first responders by providing several relief offerings.

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Report: Pentagon’s JAIC Taps Alka Patel to Lead AI Ethical Principles Implementation

The Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center has appointed Alka Patel, a member of JAIC’s strategic engagement and policy team since January, to lead the implementation of its new ethical principles for the use of AI in combat, Nextgov reported Thursday.

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