Task force proposes new federal AI research outfit with $2.6B in funding

Task force proposes new federal AI research outfit with $2.6B in funding

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https://techcrunch.com/2023/01/24/task-force-proposes-new-federal-ai-research-outfit-with-2-6b-in-funding/

The final report from the government’s National AI Research Resource recommends a new, multi-billion-dollar research organization to improve the capabilities and accessibility of the field to U.S. scientists. The document presents “a roadmap and implementation plan for a national cyberinfrastructure aimed at overcoming the access divide, reaping the benefits of greater brainpower and more diverse perspectives and experiences.”

The NAIRR report (PDF) has been a long time coming: since the establishment of the task force back in 2020 headed by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. They haven’t been idle, in that time producing numerous smaller reports and an extensive “blueprint for an AI bill of rights” that you can read here.