Department of Commerce (DOC)

Britain’s Science, Innovation and Technology Secretary Michelle Donelan (R) greets U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo during the U.K. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Safety Summit at Bletchley Park, in central England, on Nov. 1, 2023. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Department of Commerce announces US, UK AI safety partnership

AI safety bodies in the U.S. and the U.K. will work together on AI safety research, evaluations and guidance under partnership.
President Joe Biden discusses his administration’s plans for managing artificial intelligence risks during an event in San Francisco on June 20, 2023. (Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images)

From research to talent: Five AI takeaways from Biden’s budget

The National Science Foundation, Department of Energy and Department of Commerce would get some of the highest investments for artificial intelligence-related work under the latest budget released…
Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on April 20, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by CHIP SOMODEVILLA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Commerce launches AI safety consortium with more than 200 stakeholders

The consortium operates under NIST’s AI Safety Institute and will contribute to actions in Biden’s AI executive order, the agency said.
US Vice President Kamala Harris applauds as US President Joe Biden signs an executive order after delivering remarks on advancing the safe, secure, and trustworthy development and use of artificial intelligence, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 30, 2023. Biden issued an executive order October 30, 2023, on regulating artificial intelligence, aiming for the United States to “lead the way” in global efforts at managing the new technology’s risks, the White House said. The “landmark” order directs federal agencies to set new safety standards for AI systems and requires developers to “share their safety test results and other critical information with the US government,” according to a White House statement. (Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP) (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)

NIST seeks public input on its AI executive order requirements

The Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking information to aid its implementation of AI requirements in Biden’s recent executive order.