White House is ‘deeply committed’ to developing artificial intelligence

The Trump administration is encouraging federal agencies to put money into the development of machine learning and autonomous systems research and development as a priority beginning this year. Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios said at an event this month hosted by The New York Times that the current White House is the first to make [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.