CRA Statement Endorsing the National Quantum Initiative Reauthorization Act (H.R. 6213).
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The Biden administration released an executive order on artificial intelligence on October 30th, setting new privacy, anti-discrimination, and safety standards for AI throughout the executive branch, while also seeking to accelerate innovation and bolster the AI workforce.
On Thursday October 26th, the Task Force on American Innovation (TFAI), an alliance of American high tech companies and businesses, research university associations, and scientific societies, held two events in Congress to “deconstruct” artificial intelligence and demonstrate how the decades long federal research investment which has powered in the latest advances in the AI fields. The briefings were titled, “Federally Funded Research and the Advent of Artificial Intelligence: A TFAI Deconstructing Event.”
A review of several notable efforts around AI that are happening in Congress and how they could possibly impact the computing and IT research communities.
The Biden Administration released a memo to the Federal research agencies outlining their research and development priorities for the Fiscal Year 2025 budget.
An onerous amendment on research security was included in the House’s version of the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act.
On June 22 the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology held a hearing on Artificial Intelligence: Advancing Innovation Towards the National Interest to discuss different ways the federal government can utilize Artificial Intelligence (AI) in a, “trustworthy and beneficial manner for all Americans.”
The National Science Foundation released their long-anticipated guidelines covering their internal guidance for research security data-related practices.
Breakdown of the impacts on science research of the debt limit deal struck by President Biden and Speaker McCarthy.
The Biden-Harris Administration is continuing their recent efforts to advance the research, development, and deployment of responsible AI.