Emerging Tech

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 12: U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris listens as Arati Prabhakar (R), the director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy speaks during a meeting on Artificial Intelligence in her ceremonial office in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on July 12, 2023 in Washington, DC. Harris hosted the meeting to discuss AI with civil rights leaders and consumer protection experts. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Lack of federal R&D support challenges AI innovation, White House official warns

OSTP’s Arati Prabhakar said funding for national labs and other federal institutions needs to be better for the government to meet its AI goals.
Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., chairwoman of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, speaks with Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., before a hearing on June 9, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Bipartisan Senate bill calls on NSF to boost AI and quantum education

The NSF AI Education Act of 2024 from Sens. Moran and Cantwell tasks the National Science Foundation with supporting emerging tech outreach programs.
Robin Carnahan, administrator of general services in the Biden administration, delivers remarks at the naming ceremony for the Department of Transportation building on May 09, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

GSA teases new open-source customer experience tool

Robin Carnahan said the “Gov CX Analyzer” will leverage AI features to improve customer interactions with government websites.