New-age entrepreneurs would change India’s fortune

Shri Piyush Goyal says that New-age entrepreneurs are going to change the fortune of India; Minister Calls for working together to make India the innovation hub truly; Shri Goyal exhorts senior business leaders to become mentors to the new-age entrepreneurs. Union Minister of Commerce and Industry & Railways Shri Piyush Goyal has said that New… Read More

Virtual Buyer Seller Meet for loose diamonds

First-ever Virtual Buyer Seller Meet for loose diamonds commences. The two-day meet has Virtual Reality, real-life experience for buyers and sellers of the diamond trade. Shri Suresh Kumar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, inaugurated the first Virtual Buyer and Seller Meet for loose diamonds. The two-day meet was organized by… Read More

Orange County Welcomes New Assisted Living and Memory Care Facility

Orange County Economic Development welcomes Trinity Senior Village, and a new family-owned and operated Assisted Living and Memory Care community under construction near Lake of the Woods in Locust Grove, Virginia. Trinity Senior Village is projected to open in September 2020. James P. Crozier, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, noted, “Trinity is a welcome… Read More

Gardner Applauds New NSF Artificial Intelligence Institute at CU Boulder

U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation applauded the announcement of the National Science Foundation (NSF) $20 million investment to establish the NSF Artificial Intelligence (AI) Institute for Student-AI Teaming at the University of Colorado Boulder. Colorado is one of only six states selected to lead… Read More

NSF advances artificial intelligence research with new nationwide institutes

A new AI agent developed by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin takes a few “glimpses” of its surroundings, representing less than 20 percent of the full 360-degree view, and infers the rest of the whole environment. What makes this system so effective is that it’s not just taking pictures in random directions… Read More

Mayor Sylvester Turner and Microsoft Expand Digital Alliance with City of Houston

Tech company will invest in workforce development as part of the “accelerate” initiative and support Houston’s innovation district at The Ion. Mayor Sylvester Turner announced on Monday that Houston’s city had expanded its groundbreaking digital alliance with Microsoft to innovate in big data, artificial intelligence, and the digital economy. Microsoft brings to Houston “Accelerate,” a… Read More

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Decreases Mail Processing Time

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) decreases mail processing time for claims intake. Today, the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) has improved procedures by incorporating an artificial intelligence (AI) solution to reduce the time it takes to process incoming mail from 10 days to just one day. The software reads the mail document contents and… Read More

Argonne scientists use artificial intelligence in a new way to strengthen power grid resiliency

A new artificial neural network model, created by Argonne scientists, handles both static and dynamic features of a power system with a relatively high degree of accuracy. With a new neural network, lab scientists helped create new formulas that could bridge a power system’s static and dynamic features — a difficult feat. America’s power grid… Read More

Memorandum On Guidance For Regulation Of Artificial Intelligence

STEFANIK SENDS LETTER TO OMB SUPPORTING IMPLEMENTATION OF THEIR GUIDANCE FOR REGULATION OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE MEMO Congresswoman Elise Stefanik sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) expressing strong support for their draft memorandum on Guidance for Regulation of Artificial Intelligence. The memo sets out policy considerations that should guide regulatory and… Read More

Foiling illicit cryptocurrency mining with artificial intelligence

Los Alamos National Laboratory computer scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) system that may be able to identify malicious codes that hijack supercomputers to mine for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Monero. The algorithm is designed to detect cryptocurrency (Bitcoin) miners in the act of stealing computing power from research supercomputers. Gopinath Chennupati,… Read More

Bipartisan Policy Center Release White Paper on Artificial Intelligence in the Workforce

Hurd, Kelly, Bipartisan Policy Center Release White Paper on Artificial Intelligence in the Workforce Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Robin Kelly (D-Ill.), in consultation with the Bipartisan Policy Center today released the first of four white papers about a national artificial intelligence strategy. The congressmen have worked with BPC for almost a year to craft… Read More

Artificial Intelligence In The Federal Administrative Process

The Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) is pleased to announce upcoming partnerships with renowned scholars on the use of artificial intelligence in the federal administrative process. First, a collaboration with Stanford Law School and New York University (NYU) School of Law will result in a report to the Office of the Chairman of… Read More

COVID-19 exposure notification mobile app, COVID Alert PA

The Pennsylvania Department of Health pilots COVID-19 exposure notification mobile app, COVID Alert PA, for free to download in the Google Play Store or Apple App store in September. It will strengthen contact tracing, and mitigation efforts will be available to smartphone users starting early September. The app does not enable any location services and… Read More

Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR) Data Principles

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $8.5 Million for FAIR Data to Advance Artificial Intelligence for Science. The five projects funded will Advance Artificial Intelligence and aimed to make artificial intelligence (AI) models and data more accessible and reusable to accelerate AI research and development (R). They focussed on applying Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and… Read More

A Joint Statement To Encourage Innovative Industry Approaches To BSA/AML Compliance

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and Federal Banking Regulators and the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a joint statement to encourage innovative industry approaches to BSA/AML Compliance. The depository institutions would consider, evaluate, and, where appropriate, responsibly implement innovative approaches to meet their Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering (BSA/AML)… Read More

IOSH Announces Results from Competition for Artificial Intelligence Programmers

Artificial intelligence (AI) is not just a thing of the future. Results from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) crowdsourcing competition for AI programmers are in exploring ways to automatically read injury records and classify them in occupational safety and health surveillance systems. The 1st place winner, Raymond van Venetië, is a… Read More

Tracking COVID-19 with artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming a powerful tool for tracking and treating COVID-19 in the U.S. and abroad. Several U.S. institutions are developing new AI technology or using preexisting technology to monitor and treat the new coronavirus. HealthMap, an AI application run by Boston Children’s Hospital, was launched in 2006. It was among the first… Read More

Medical Imaging and Data Resource Center (MIDRC)

Collaborative network to enlist medical imaging and clinical data sciences to reveal unique features of COVID-19. The National Institutes of Health has launched the Medical Imaging and Data Resource Center (MIDRC). An ambitious effort will harness the power of artificial intelligence and medical imaging to fight COVID-19 in diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring. The multi-institutional collaboration,… Read More

Call to Action to the Tech Community on New Machine Readable COVID-19 Dataset

Today, researchers and leaders from the Allen Institute for AI, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), Microsoft, and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health released the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19) of scholarly literature about COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, and the Coronavirus group. Requested… Read More

S. 3891 Gardner, Peters, Wicker Bill, the Advancing Artificial Intelligence Research Act of 2020

S. 3891 introduced by U.S. Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO), Chairman of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Science, Oceans, Fisheries, and Weather, Gary Peters (D-MI), and Roger Wicker (R-MS), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation passed S. 3891 Gardner, Peters, Wicker Bill, the… Read More