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‘Incremental changes’ not enough for AI workforce development, commission tells Congress
Congress also heard about a digital reserve corps idea and other recommendation to take "bold" action on building an AI workforce.
UT Austin launches $20M machine learning research institute
From optimizing transportation to applications in fighting COVID-19, the new institute includes a national laboratory hoped to encourage interdisciplinary research.
Hurd and Kelly propose new workforce AI strategy
Reps. Hurd and Kelly published an AI workforce white paper a year in the making that recommends a "re-imagining" of education to be a life-long pursuit to close the AI skills gap.
National Security Commission on AI recommends digital reserve corps and academy
The ideas would help to increase the technology workforce in the government and retain workers in the private secretor through a reserve corps like the military.
Government's technology officials step out from 'behind the curtain'
Technology officials said they believe the next 10 years of government IT will be marked by a more integrated environment in which their expertise is brought to the fore.
Air Force wants to reserve its cyber experts for big jobs while AI plays defense
The Air Force sees defensive cyber measures as the best place to start when it comes to using artificial intelligence.
Futures Command looking to grow Army tech talent through new educational programs
The Army wants to have more AI skills across its force, with technologists informing how it thinks about the future. So it's launching several new programs to educate and collaborate.
Navy looking for tech to plug gaps in its IT workforce
The Navy is looking for technology that will help thinly-staffed IT shops by providing "automated management" and troubleshooting to sailors and Marines.
JAIC launches pilot for implementing new DOD AI ethics principles
The JAIC continues its work implementing AI ethics principles by piloting a "Responsible AI Champions" program.