OMB: How Can We Enhance Federal Data to Boost AI Research?

NextGov: The White House wants public insight on the federal datasets and models it can release or improve to invigorate artificial intelligence research and testing efforts, according to a request for information released by the Office of Management and Budget Thursday.

“The Trump administration understands that unleashing federal data and models is critical to drive top-notch AI research and promote technological breakthroughs and competitiveness,” Michael Kratsios, the president’s deputy assistant for technology policy, said in a statement about the request. “[W]e also take seriously the need to balance access to data and maintaining the civil liberty and privacy protections Americans expect.”

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