The White House and President Donald Trump are creating an artificial intelligence task force. Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios announced the new committee on Thursday in Washington, D.C., during an AI summit with government officials, members of academia, and several companies like Google (goog), Microsoft (msft), and Amazon (amzn), according to news site FedScoop. The new Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence will operate under the National Science and Technology Council and consist of several federal officials from various government agencies like the National Science Foundation and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the report said. "As artificial intelligence transforms everything from agriculture to manufacturing to transportation, the potential for AI remains breathtaking," Kratsios said in prepared remarks. "But we cannot be passive.
May-11-2018, 05:41:15 GMT