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Policymakers Grappling with Artificial Intelligence Risk a ‘Failure of Imagination,’ Panel Told

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WASHINGTON, June 6, 2019 – One of the greatest mistakes policymakers can make as they begin to make rules governing artificial intelligence technologies is a “failure of imagination,” said Purdue University Fellow Lorraine Kisselburgh at a panel hosted by the Electronic Privacy Information Center at the National Press Club on Wednesday. The panel, entitled “AI and…

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AI Likely to Bring Changes to Warfare, Including Potential De-escalation of Military Conflict, Say Panelists

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WASHINGTON, May 30, 2019 – The development of artificial intelligence will bring extreme changes to the future of warfare, a panel of scientists said Thursday, calling the impact of current advances analogous to the development of agriculture or the domestication of the horse. The panel was hosted by the Hudson Institute, a conservative think tank…

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Are Facebook and Amazon Really Compliant with the Global Data Protection Regulation?

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BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Are Facebook and Amazon really GDPR compliant? Researchers used artificial intellence software to analyze Facebook and Amazon new GDPR policies. The AI tool found one-third of policy clauses to be “potentially problematic” or containing “insufficient information”, which could put the companies’ in violation of GDPR. Meanwhile, Google and Facebook asserted they are working…

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Bi-Partisan Congressmen: Trump Administration Lost Technology Leverage with China by Removing ZTE Ban

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WASHINGTON, July 12, 2018 – A Republican congressman on Wednesday criticized the U.S. government’s treatment of the ZTE ban as a waste of an opportunity that could have given the U.S. a leg up in the race for new technology. Earlier, the Commerce Department announced that the U.S. has signed an agreement to lift the…

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Amid Privacy Worries, Artificial Intelligence May Offer Positive Outlook on Usage of Data Analytics

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WASHINGTON, June 25, 2018 – Carnegie Mellon University academics provided a rare positive outlook on what data analytics can do to improve society, a stark contrast to recent outrage over data privacy scandals. At a Wednesday Capitol Hill briefing on, “Artificial Intelligence for Good”, Carnegie Mellon hosted an optimistic evaluation of developments of AI in…

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Blockchain Brings Distributed Computing to Automating More Than Simply Bitcoin

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BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: Blockchain is beginning to be recognized as much more than simply the technology powering Bitcoin. As this understanding seeps into the popular consciousness, policy-makers will begin to recognize how significant this innovation is for distributed computing and automating processes – financial, transactional, logistical and legal. Shane Tews at AEI Ideas delves into…

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White House Announces Artificial Intelligence Summit Gathering Academia, Business and Government

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WASHINGTON, May 8, 2018 — The White House on Tuesday announced it would hold an Artificial Intelligence summit, which will “bring together over 100 senior government officials, technical experts from top academic institutions, heads of industrial research labs, and American business leaders who are now adopting these emerging technologies to benefit their customers, workers, and…

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