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CascadiaPrime Cognition - United States of America AI Policy Rollout


While the United States of America is the world leader in AI science and technology and has in the past demonstrated extraordinary AI Policy acumen, the current US Government does not have a AI Policy. It's new anti-immigrant, anti-science, anti- trade policies will steadily erode its AI economic, political and social leadership capacity.

What AI Policy exists is currently running on the institutional inertia of previous administrations and the leadership of some members of Congress.

AI Policy in the US is in a perilous state.

"The Trump Administration’s proposed 2018 budget would cut scientific research by fifteen per cent, or $11.1 billion. That includes a ten-per-cent decrease in the National Science Foundation’s spending on “intelligent systems.” In November, Eric Schmidt, then the chairman of Alphabet, told the Artificial Intelligence & Global Security Summit, in Washington, that reductions in the funding of basic-science research will help China overtake the U.S. in artificial intelligence within a decade. “By 2020, they will have caught up. By 2025, they will be better than us. By 2030, they will dominate the industries of A.I.,” he said. Schmidt, who chairs the Defense Innovation Advisory Board," Source

    

The Oxford Insights Government AI Readiness ranking - captures the current capacity of OECD governments to absorb - and exploit - the innovative potential of AI - The U.S. ranks #2

  The Oxford Insights Government AI Readiness ranking
  

Introduction and Overview

  US Congress
  
  S.2217 - FUTURE of Artificial Intelligence Act of 2017
  
  H.R.4829 — 115th Congress (2017-2018) - FUTURE of Artificial Intelligence Act of 2017
  
  H.R.4629 - Artificial Intelligence Job Opportunities and Background Summary Act of 2018 or the AI JOBS Act of 2018
  
  US Congress: A Bill: To require the Secretary of Commerce to establish the Federal Advisory Committee on the Development and Implementation of Artificial Intelligence, and for other purposes.
  
  House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Twitter: House Oversight Committee @GOPoversight
  
  Information Technology (IT) Subcommittee Chairman Will Hurd (R-TX) - a three-part hearing series on Artificial Intelligence and the Federal Government(February 14, 2018)
  
  Information Technology (IT) Subcommittee Chairman Will Hurd (R-TX) - Game Changers: Artificial Intelligence Part II, Artificial Intellignece andthe Federal Government (March 7, 2018)
  
  Information Technology (IT) Subcommittee Chairman Will Hurd (R-TX) - Game Changers: Artificial Intelligence Part III, Artificial Intellignece andthe Federal Government (April 18, 2018)
  
  Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
  
  Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation - Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet : Digital Decision-Making: The Building Blocks of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  
  US Congress - Search: Artificial Intelligence
  
   Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao
  
   US Department of Transportation, Office of the Assistant for Research and Technology Intelligent Transportation Systems
  
   US Department of Transportation, Office of the Assistant for Research and Technology Intelligent Transportation Systems RDT Strategic Plan (2017 -2021) (December 2016)
  
  US Supreme Court
  
  The President Twitter: @realDonaldTrump
  
  White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  
  The National Science and Technology Council (NSTC)
  

US institutions taking leadership rolls in US AI Policy

  The National Science Foundation @NSF
  
  The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) @RealAAAI
  
  Partnership on AI @PartnershipAI
  
  Defense Innovation Advisory Board (October 11, 2017)
  

Other Key US Institutions

  AI Now Institute - A research institute examining the social implications of artificial intelligence Twitter: @AINowInstitute
  
  Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Twitter: DARPA @DARPA
  
  US Department of Transport Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology Intelligent Transportation Joint Program Office
  

US AI Policy News

  C4ISR: Pentagon developing artificial intelligence center (April 20, 2018)
  
  Fedscoop: Pentagon launching joint office focused on artificial intelligence (April 13, 2018)
  
  MIT Technology Review: Here’s how the US needs to prepare for the age of artificial intelligence (April 6, 2018)
  
  America v China The battle for digital supremacy America’s technological hegemony is under threat from China (February 12, 2018)
  
  Trump Administration Plans Autonomous Vehicles Regulatory Summit (February 12, 2018)
  
  The Hill: Congress must avoid an 'America First' policy on artificial intelligence (March 15, 2018)
  
  The Hill: The US is falling behind in artificial intelligence research (January 24, 2018)
  
  NYT: Opinion: Leave A.I. Alone by Andrew Burt (January 4, 2018)
  
  Next Gov: Artificial Intelligence News
  
  Making China Great Again As Donald Trump surrenders America’s global commitments, Xi Jinping is learning to pick up the pieces. (January 8, 2018)
  
  Microsoft says society needs to talk about AI legislation (January 2, 2018)
  
  U.S. Department of Transportation announces a new committee focused on automation - autonomous vehicles (January 11, 2017)
  
  First Look: Fundamentally Understanding the Usability and Realistic Evolution (Future) of Artificial Intelligence Act of 2017(HR 4625 / S2217, 115th Congress)
  
  While U.S. Workers Fear Automation, Swedish Employees Welcome It
  
  Trump signs Modernizing Government Technology Act into law (December 12, 2017)
  
  The U.S. Leads in Artificial Intelligence, but for How Long? Government policies overshadow AI’s biggest gathering.(December 6, 2017)
  
  Wilson Center: Artificial Intelligence a Policy Oriented Introduction (November 30, 2017)
  
  US Senate Subcommittee on Space, Science, & Competitiveness hearing on The Dawn of Artificial Intelligence (November 30, 2016)
  
  Two companies are teaming up in an effort to help agencies and their employees about AI. (November 20, 2017)
  
  The AI Index (2017) is an open, not-for-profit project to track activity and progress in AI. (November 2017)
  
  Defense Innovation Board Chair: Recommendations Making an Impact (October 25, 2016)
  
  Medium: The 10 Top Recommendations for the AI Field in 2017 (October 18, 2016)
  
  China Is Using America’s Own Plan to Dominate the Future of Artificial Intelligence (September 8, 2017)
  
  The Hill: Lawmakers prepare for forthcoming effects of AI on the economy (June 28, 2017)
  
  Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has launched the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Caucus for the 115th Congress. (May 24, 2017)
  
  Defense Innovation Board Makes Interim Recommendations (October 5, 2016)
  

US AI Policy - Other related sources of policy insight

  Twitter: Congressional Artificial Intelligence Caucus AI Caucus @AICaucus
  
  CSIS: A National Machine Intelligence Strategy for the United States (March 1, 2018)
  
  AI Now 2017 Report (December 21, 2016)
  
  HBR: The Obama Administration's Roadmap for AI Policy (December 21, 2016)
  
  The Whitehouse: Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Economy (December 20, 2016)
  
  Executive Office of the President, National Science and Technology Council Committee on Technology: PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (October 12, 2016)
  
  US Senate Subcommittee on Space, Science, & Competitiveness hearing on The Dawn of Artificial Intelligence (November 30, 2016)
  
  Sen. Cruz Chairs First Congressional Hearing on Artificial Intelligence (November 30, 2016)
  
  Whitehouse: THE NATIONAL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIC PLAN (October 2016)
  
  Wired Interview: President Obama on artificial intelligence (October 12, 2016)
  
  Technology and the decline in the U.S. labor share of income - a technological shift toward using capital more (January 15, 2015)
  
  The Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Twitter: NITRD @NITRDgov
  
  National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)/Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) Twitter: @usnistgov
  
  Oversight & Government Reform Twitter: Oversight & Government Reform Committee @GOPoversight
  

Twitter - US AI Firms - Major Platforms only - Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft

  Amazon Twitter: @Amazon
  
  Apple Twitter: @Apple
  
  Facebook Twitter: @fbnewsroom
  
  Alphabet - Google Twitter: @Google
  
  Microsoft Twitter: @Microsoft
  

US AI Policy - Policy Leaders - House of Representatives

  U.S. Representative Will Hurd Twitter: Rep. Will Hurd @HurdOnTheHill
  
  Representative John K. DelaneyTwitter: Rep. John Delaney @RepJohnDelaney
  
  Representative Darren Soto Twitter: @RepDarrenSoto
  
  Congresswoman Robin KellyTwitter: @RepRobinKelly
  
  Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) Twitter: Congresswoman Elise Stefanik @RepStefanik
  
  Representative Pete OlsonTwitter: Rep. Pete Olson @RepPeteOlson
  

US AI Policy - Policy Leaders - Senate

  U.S. Senator Todd Young Twitter: Senator Todd Young @SenToddYoung
  
  U.S. Senator Maria CantwellTwitter: Sen. Maria Cantwell @SenatorCantwell
  
  U.S. Senator Ed Markey Twitter: Ed Markey @SenMarkey
  
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