Report: How the U.S. can advance AI
The 66 recommendations, which were sent to Congress and President Trump, run the gamut from how to train and recruit AI talent to strengthening international AI partnerships. The commission — chaired by former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and former defense deputy secretary Robert Work — stressed that the U.S. is in an unprecedented "innovation competition" and needs bolder and more aggressive actions to develop and incorporate AI technologies.
We've highlighted some of the major recommendations below:
- Strengthen the "triangular alliance" for AI R&D — referring to academia, government, and industry — through new funding mechanisms, expanding the role of industry in the defense department's AI R&D for next-generation capabilities, and establishing a modern digital ecosystem that would help address national security issues.
- Apply AI to national security missions by leveraging the defense department's AI-enabled analytics and integrating its "technology scouting"...