In this photo illustration, the home page for the OpenAI “ChatGPT” app is displayed on a laptop screen. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

NIST launches public working group aimed at generative AI

The new working group will focus on several objectives related to generative AI, including developing new ways to evaluate and measure the technology's effectiveness.
Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves, Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director Laurie E. Locascio, Maryland Secretary of Commerce Kevin Anderson and Montgomery County, Maryland Executive Marc Elrich renew a cyber cooperation agreement between federal, state and local entities. (Image credit: Rich Press / NIST)

NIST launches cybersecurity community of interest for small businesses

It is intended to improve the two-way sharing of information and cybersecurity best practice between the Department of Commerce agency and small enterprises across the U.S.
US President Joe Biden holds a microchip as he speaks before signing an executive order on securing critical supply chains in Washington, DC, February 24, 2021. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

NIST and Google sign agreement to produce open-source chips

Google will finance an initial production run of the new chips, which will be manufactured by Skywater Technology in Bloomington, Minnesota.