Research from federal agencies served as the springboard for Google’s major breakthrough in quantum computing.
Stakeholders weighing in on rollout of the data strategy said building a workforce that can keep pace with the scope of the problem and the rate of change in technology stands out as one of the most daunting challenges.
The Trump administration’s national research and development AI plan has set a goal to focus more on collaboration between government and private sector.
Science-focused agencies have turned to citizen scientists to fill gaps in their data, or have urged members of the industry to develop innovative ideas to problems through government-funded prize challenges.
Kelvin Droegemeier, the new head of the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy, says the United States lacks answers to basic questions about the current state of AI research.