Rep. Bill Foster, D-Ill., speaks during a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing on Capitol Hill on Oct. 2, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by J. Scott Applewhite/Getty Images)

Bill Foster, a particle physicist-turned-congressman, on why he’s worried about artificial general intelligence

In a Q&A with FedScoop, the Illinois Democrat and House AI task force member discusses his optimism and pessimism on potential AI legislation and his fears about…
A view of the Department of Justice headquarters on Jan. 20, 2024, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by J. David Ake/Getty Images)

DOJ picks Princeton computer scientist as its chief AI officer

Jonathan Mayer, a former FCC technologist and policy adviser to Kamala Harris, will lead the Justice Department’s artificial intelligence work, including its Emerging Technology Board.
Rep. Yvette D. Clarke, D-N.Y., speaks during the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Sept. 23, 2023 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images)

With House AI task force, Rep. Yvette Clarke is ready to ‘get to the table’

In a Q&A with FedScoop, the New York Democrat discusses her expectations for serving on the bipartisan task force, what concerns her most about the technology and…