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


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…

Pentagon announces new leadership for chief digital, AI office


The Pentagon’s new Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office (CDAO) has hired nearly a dozen senior leaders to serve in its top positions — and met its June 1 deadline to reach full operating capability, FedScoop learned Wednesday. This news comes nearly six months after the Department of Defense launched a major organizational restructure to place a number of technology-driving components under this newly established office, with the ultimate aim…

JAIC creates new position for 'AI assurance'


The Pentagon’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center is creating a new position to lead “AI assurance,” overseeing AI ethics policy and test and evaluation. Jane Pinelis will take on the role in a part-time capacity while splitting time as the chief AI engineer at Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory. The JAIC’s new AI assurance role will incorporate both quantitative testing and verification of AI systems but also includes work to…