On August 13, 2018, Section 1051 of the Fiscal Year 2019 John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (P.L. 115-232) established the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence as an independent Commission "to consider the methods and means necessary to advance the development of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and associated technologies to comprehensively address the national security and defense needs of the United States."Learn more about the Commission's work on our website, https://www.nscai.gov.
Research and Development: Doubling AI R&D Funding with Dr. Andrew Moore
NSCAI Commissioner Andrew Moore speaks about the Commission's recommendation that Congress double non-defense AI R&D funding to $2 billion.
AI Workforce: Attracting and Retaining Talent with Dr. Jose-Marie Griffiths
NSCAI commissioner Jose-Marie Griffiths talks about how to strengthen the government's AI workforce, focusing on raising AI literacy within the government and streamlining government hiring practices in order to attract and retain talent.
International Standard Bodies: The China Challenge with Gilman Louie
NSCAI Commissioner Gilman Louie talks about the challenge China poses to international standards bodies that are charting the course for global infrastructure, such as 5G.
AI Key Considerations with Dr. Eric Horvitz
This week we spoke with NSCAI Commissioner Dr. Eric Horvitz about the AI Key Considerations NSCAI included in its Third Quarter Recommendations submitted to Congress in October 2020.
National Security Applications for AI with the Honorable Katharina McFarland
This week I speak with NSCAI Commissioner Katharina McFarland about her line of effort’s recommendations to empower chief technology officers in the Defense Department and Intelligence Community to oversee AI efforts, ensuring that initiatives are not siloed in individual offices, while creating more flexible funding to get good ideas into production faster.
Protect and Build upon AI Tech Advantages and Hardware with Chris Darby
Chris Darby, NSCAI commissioner and CEO of the U.S. Intelligence Community-backed tech investment company In-Q-Tel, talks about the commission's recommendation that AI for national security be extended to biotechnology and that bio-data be considered an instrument of national power.