As part of its response to the White House's February 2019 executive order on artificial intelligence, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a plan for federal engagement in developing technical standates and related tools . Technical standards are notied as being important to drive innovation, public trust and public confidence and to develop… Continue reading NIST makes a list
(Opposite of artificial information in NY). I wrote in my last post about the commission being set up by New York State to study artificial intelligence regulation. And I suggested that maybe folks spend less time studying and more time moving ahead. And that I would try to find the legislation. Found it! So there's good in… Continue reading New York temporary state commission on Artificial Intelligence
Photo by Matias Di Meglio on Pexels.com So the State of New York has gone ahead with creating a commission to study AI. I'm glad that part of the mandate is to figure out how to regulate AI. I'd tell you more about the commission and what it is going to do but I can't actually… Continue reading New York, New York…AI want to be a part of it…
This will be a cheap and easy blog post. Emphasis on cheap. Here is a terrific article updating legislative and government initiatives on artificial intelligence in the United States. It's lengthy and starts at the top with Presidential and White House initiatives and continues through the House and the Senate. Further reviews of government agency and… Continue reading Compare and contrast.
A new US senate bill has been introduced to regulate machine learing algorithms. The content is discussed here. What caught my eye was the definition of "automated decision system." I have suggested previously that a definition of artificial intelligence is important for successful regulation. This appears to be a be a work around. Rather than define artificial… Continue reading Undefined
(I got lotsa white paper. And why is it always called a white paper?) Google's white paper on AI governance has been released (January 22) and is an imporant read given the source. It calls for "concrete, context-specific" government action on AI regulation with five areas for consideration: -explainability standards -fairness appraisal -safety considerations -human-AI collaboration,… Continue reading Google’s AI Governance white paper calls for regulatory clean up.
(Credit Rept0n1x at Wikimedia Commons) President Trump has signed the Open Government Data Act into law.This is of course an important point for those interested in the use of AI as it allows for a vital source of data (see what I did there, well vs wall) available in a consistent, orderly fashion. This replaces the executive order in respect of the… Continue reading Build the Well.