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Pentagon elevates key AI governance body

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Tucked into the Pentagon’s new, broad plan to operationalize artificial intelligence responsibly across the department’s sprawling enterprise is a clear elevation in seniority of its primary mechanism for AI governance. The Chief Digital and AI Office’s (CDAO) Governing Council — a 4-star level governance body run by this newly established office that falls under the deputy defense secretary — has replaced the former AI Executive Steering Group, which was a…

Pentagon reaches important waypoint in long journey toward adopting ‘responsible AI’

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There’s a lot to unpack in the Pentagon’s new high-level plan of action to ensure all artificial intelligence use under its purview abides by U.S. ethical standards. Experts are weighing in on what the document means for the military’s pursuit of this crucial technology. In many ways, the Responsible AI Strategy and Implementation Pathway, released last week, marks the culmination of years of work in the Defense Department to drive…