The Administration’s Report on the Future of Artificial Intelligence

#YesWeCan launch a national conversation on the #FutureofAI  #AI #Science #Technology

  • Terah Lyons is a Policy Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer in White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
  • Ed Felten is a Deputy U.S Chief Technology Officer in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
  • Today, to ready the United States for a future in which Artificial Intelligence (AI) plays a growing role, the White House is releasing a report on future directions and considerations for AI called Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence .
  • Advances in AI technology hold incredible potential to help America stay on the cutting edge of innovation.
  • Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence details several policy opportunities raised by AI, including how the technology can be used to advance social good and improve government operations; how to adapt regulations that affect AI technologies, such as automated vehicles, in a way that encourages innovation while protecting the public; how to ensure that AI applications are fair, safe, and governable; and how to develop a skilled and diverse AI workforce.


Under President Obama’s leadership, America continues to be the world’s most innovative country, with the greatest potential to develop the industries of the future and harness science and technology to help address important challenges. Over the past 8 years, President Obama has relentlessly focused on building U.S. capacity in science and technology. This Thursday, President Obama will host the White House Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh to imagine the Nation and the world in 50 years and beyond, and to explore America’s potential to advance towards the frontiers that will make the world healthier, more prosperous, more equitable, and more secure. 
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Will Robots Take Over? Human Rights Watch Urges Artificial Intelligence Weapons Ban

  • Human Rights Watch issued a report Friday urging a ban on the development of fully autonomous weapons.
  • To prevent the development of fully autonomous weapons, Human Rights Watch recommended comprehensive, legally binding restrictions on international and national levels, as well as formal discussions on the matter to be held at the Geneva Convention’s Fifth Review Conference .
  • Human Rights Watch also contended that removing the human element of warfare raised serious moral issues, saying lack of empathy would exacerbate unlawful and unnecessary violence.
  • Human Rights Watch Urges Artificial Intelligence Weapons Ban
  • Parties to the international treaty’s Convention on Conventional Weapons will meet from Monday through Friday discussing the “use of certain conventional weapons which may be deemed to be excessively injurious or to have indiscriminate effects.”

The organization echoed concerns by leading scientists that fully autonomous weaponry would be bad for mankind.
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White House Releases Report on the Future of Artificial Intelligence

White House Releases Report on the Future of Artificial Intelligence

  • White House Releases Report on the Future of Artificial Intelligence
  • Today, to ready the United States for a future in which Artificial Intelligence (AI) plays a growing role, the White House is releasing a report on future directions and considerations for AI called Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence .
  • A new report from the Obama Administration focuses on the opportunities, considerations, and challenges of Artificial Intelligence (AI).
  • The report recommends that the White House convene a study on automation and the economy, resulting in a follow-on public report that will be released by the end of this year.
  • Advances in AI technology hold incredible potential to help America stay on the cutting edge of innovation.

A new report from the Obama Administration focuses on the opportunities, considerations, and challenges of Artificial Intelligence (AI).
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The White House requested input on artificial intelligence, and IBM’s response is a great AI 101

Did you know? The White House requested input on #AI. See @IBM's response:  via @TechCrunch

  • The White House requested input on artificial intelligence, and IBM’s response is a great AI 101
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@IBMWatson: “Did you know? The White House requested input on #AI. See @IBM’s response: via @TechCrunch”


The field of artificial intelligence is so huge, and the potential applications so numerous, that it would be folly to try to explain it all in one — no,..


The White House requested input on artificial intelligence, and IBM’s response is a great AI 101

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella lays out 10 Laws of AI (and Human Behavior)

Isaac Asimov had 3 laws, but Microsoft requires 10. 

Good luck with #3.

#AI

  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella lays out 10 Laws of AI (and Human Behavior)
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella lays out his vision for ethical AI research.
  • AI needs algorithmic accountability so humans can undo unintended harm.
  • The essay also comes amid a debate over whether AI could pose a “Terminator”-level threat to humanity’s long-term future.
  • Microsoft changing Windows 10 update prompt following complaints

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@ID_R_McGregor: “Isaac Asimov had 3 laws, but Microsoft requires 10.

Good luck with #3.

#AI”


Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella draws up six “musts” for the coming revolution in artificial intelligence, plus four musts for the humans living in the AI age.


Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella lays out 10 Laws of AI (and Human Behavior)