According to a recent report on the White House website, the White House announced the establishment of the National Artificial Intelligence Program Office. This is another measure taken by the U.S. government to ensure the United States’ leading position in the field of artificial intelligence and to coordinate government and private sector collaboration.
In the past four years, the U.S. government has been committed to strengthening the U.S. leadership in the field of artificial intelligence. After recognizing the strategic importance of artificial intelligence to the country’s future economy and security, the Trump administration issued the US The first national artificial intelligence strategy promised to double research investment in the field of artificial intelligence, established the first national artificial intelligence research institute in the United States, issued the world’s first artificial intelligence regulatory guidelines, established a new artificial intelligence international alliance, and Developed guidelines for the use of federal artificial intelligence.
On this basis, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy established the National Artificial Intelligence Program Office. The office is responsible for overseeing and implementing the US National Artificial Intelligence Strategy, and will coordinate and strengthen cooperation between federal government agencies, the private sector, academia, and other stakeholders in artificial intelligence research and policy formulation.
The National Artificial Intelligence Program Office was established in accordance with the recently passed”National Artificial Intelligence Program Act of 2020″. The bill identified five key directions for the United States in the field of artificial intelligence:including increasing investment in the field of artificial intelligence research, using federal artificial intelligence computing and data resources, specifying artificial intelligence technology standards, training specialized talents in the field of artificial intelligence, and strengthening artificial intelligence International cooperation in the field.
It is also reported that the office is headed by White House Chief Technology Officer Michael Krazios. He said in a statement:“The Office of the Artificial Intelligence Program will become the federal government’s artificial intelligence work for many years to come. In part, as the central hub of national artificial intelligence research and policies in the entire American innovation ecosystem.”
Some experts believe that the US government needs to re-examine the overall strategy and increase investment in artificial intelligence research. Keep its initiative.
According to the White House website, the National Artificial Intelligence Institute announced by the White House and the National Science Foundation in 2020 has been codified into law. These research and educational institutions will focus on a series of artificial intelligence research and development areas. Such as machine learning, synthetic manufacturing, precision agriculture and extreme weather forecasts. In addition, the”Future Industry Act” recently passed by the US Congress requires the federal government to double its investment in artificial intelligence research and development.
(Reporter Liu Xia)