All tagged OSTP

New Executive Order Drives Federal AI Strategy

On Monday, President Trump issued an Executive Order launching the American AI Initiative, a coordinated strategy across the government to promote AI research, development, and deployment.  The Executive Order follows initiatives by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to focus on the benefits that AI has to offer, encourage its development, and seek to maintain U.S. leadership in a rapidly developing area.

The Four Most Important Questions Raised by the White House Drone Event

On Tuesday, August 2, 2016 the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) held its first-ever “Workshop on Drones and the Future of Aviation.” The event, co-hosted with the AUVSI Foundation, brought together 150 leaders in the UAS community, ranging from commercial operators to academics and hobbyists to policymakers. The purpose of the event was to stimulate discussion of the future of this burgeoning industry—where is it going? And what does government need to do to help it get there?