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Watch the White House Discuss AI at SOTN

In the wake of President Biden’s executive order on AI, Principal Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer Deidre Mulligan delivered a keynote address outlining the Biden administration’s commitment to leveraging technology, particularly artificial intelligence, for societal benefit while addressing ethical and policy considerations to ensure responsible and equitable use.

Additionally, U.S. Federal Chief Information Officer Clare Martorana and Administrator of the United States Digital Service Mina Hsiang sat down for a fireside chat moderated by Nancy Scola, outlining the implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives within the U.S. federal government, focusing on its potential impact on citizen services, the importance of talent acquisition, and the need to balance agile methodologies with the scope of AI projects.

Here’s a glimpse into the dynamic discussions that shaped State of the Net.

Deirdre Mulligan highlights the pivotal role of technology in shaping democracies, human rights, and innovation. As the Principal Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer, she emphasizes the Biden administration’s initiatives on AI, focusing on safety, security, and equity. Mulligan discusses concrete actions taken to address AI-related challenges and underscores the importance of responsible AI practices across federal agencies. Additionally, she addresses the government’s approach to facial recognition technology, emphasizing privacy and civil liberties concerns. Mulligan also highlights the role of privacy professionals in shaping technical tools and outlines the nation’s aspirations to address climate change, foster economic competitiveness, and strengthen democracy through technology.

Clare Martorana, U.S. Federal Chief Information Officer, and Mina Hsiang, Administrator of the United States Digital Service, engaged in a Fireside Chat moderated by Nancy Scola, reflecting on President Biden’s executive order to leverage artificial intelligence for citizen benefits. They explore AI’s potential in improving government services, citing examples like climate research and firefighting prediction. They stress the importance of talent in implementing technology effectively within government agencies, acknowledging the need for modern skills and infrastructure. Despite recognizing AI’s transformative potential, they caution against solely focusing on technology without addressing fundamental challenges in management and accountability. Additionally, they discuss the need for iterative approaches in implementing AI projects within the federal government, emphasizing the importance of marrying scrappy, agile methods with the broader scope of AI initiatives.

Watch the White House Discuss AI at SOTN

In the wake of President Biden’s executive order on AI, Principal Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer Deidre Mulligan delivered a keynote address outlining the Biden administration’s commitment to leveraging technology, particularly artificial intelligence, for societal benefit while addressing ethical and policy considerations to ensure responsible and equitable use.

Additionally, U.S. Federal Chief Information Officer Clare Martorana and Administrator of the United States Digital Service Mina Hsiang sat down for a fireside chat moderated by Nancy Scola, outlining the implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) initiatives within the U.S. federal government, focusing on its potential impact on citizen services, the importance of talent acquisition, and the need to balance agile methodologies with the scope of AI projects.

Here’s a glimpse into the dynamic discussions that shaped State of the Net.

Deirdre Mulligan highlights the pivotal role of technology in shaping democracies, human rights, and innovation. As the Principal Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer, she emphasizes the Biden administration’s initiatives on AI, focusing on safety, security, and equity. Mulligan discusses concrete actions taken to address AI-related challenges and underscores the importance of responsible AI practices across federal agencies. Additionally, she addresses the government’s approach to facial recognition technology, emphasizing privacy and civil liberties concerns. Mulligan also highlights the role of privacy professionals in shaping technical tools and outlines the nation’s aspirations to address climate change, foster economic competitiveness, and strengthen democracy through technology.

Clare Martorana, U.S. Federal Chief Information Officer, and Mina Hsiang, Administrator of the United States Digital Service, engaged in a Fireside Chat moderated by Nancy Scola, reflecting on President Biden’s executive order to leverage artificial intelligence for citizen benefits. They explore AI’s potential in improving government services, citing examples like climate research and firefighting prediction. They stress the importance of talent in implementing technology effectively within government agencies, acknowledging the need for modern skills and infrastructure. Despite recognizing AI’s transformative potential, they caution against solely focusing on technology without addressing fundamental challenges in management and accountability. Additionally, they discuss the need for iterative approaches in implementing AI projects within the federal government, emphasizing the importance of marrying scrappy, agile methods with the broader scope of AI initiatives.