Trump Signs Executive Order Launching U.S. AI Initiative

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Under the section entitled'Data and Computing Resources for AI Research and Development' there are strong statements regarding resource allocation.


Written Evidence for the Robotics and AI Select Committee Inquiry

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This submission explores the challenges and opportunities associated with AI development in the shorter and long-term. We use'shorter-term' to refer to the period before the development of AGI and'long-term' for the period afterwards. This distinction is a somewhat arbitrary simplification, but a useful way of breaking down the subject matter. Of course, this'shorter-term' is rather long when compared to political timeframes and decision-making horizons. We see this as a major challenge for the Select Committee: how to ensure political focus now on extraordinary transformations in society that will come to full fruition in the 2020s.


George P Bush Hails House Select Infrastructure Committee

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Land Commissioner George P. Bush is applauding the creation of a special House committee on ports and infrastructure, saying it could further efforts to build a much-needed protective hurricane barrier along Texas' Gulf Coast.


Bradley Wiggins says he has discovered 'sinister and shocking' details about 'jiffy-bag' controversy

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Sir Bradley Wiggins says he has discovered "very sinister" details about the'jiffy-bag' scandal and the leak of his medical records and would "love it to all come out". Two investigations failed to prove the contents of a medical package delivered for Wiggins at a race in 2011. The 2012 Tour de France winner's therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) were released by hackers in 2016. "We're still not at the bottom of it," the Briton, 38, told ITV4. "There are things that have come to light that are quite scary actually and it's very sinister.


Qantas Group selects SAP executive Susan Doniz as CIO

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Qantas Group has selected SAP executive Susan Doniz to fulfil the role of CIO after undertaking a global search for Luc Hennekens' replacement. Hennekens revealed his intention to leave the national carrier in July after three years of leading its technology operations. He moved to France to join Airbus Group as CIO after working his last day at Qantas in September. Australian data re-identification defendants will need to prove their innocence NAB sent details of 60,000 customers to wrong email address Turnbull's agile struggle is all glitz and no grunt Australian government to continue focus on digital delivery in 2017 Australian ISPs to block piracy sites from the pocket of content owners Turnbull's agile struggle is all glitz and no grunt Doniz will relocate from Canada to start her new role at Qantas at the end of January 2017. Her remit will cover group-wide technology projects as well as Qantas' loyalty business.