National AI Initiative Office

This photo provided by The White House shows Lynne Parker. The computer scientist made breakthroughs in getting robots to work together so they could perform difficult missions, like cleaning up after a nuclear disaster, waxing floors or pulling barnacles off a ship. Her job now is getting the U.S. government working together — alongside American businesses, research universities and international allies — as director of a new national initiative on artificial intelligence. (Keegan Barber/The White House via AP)

Deputy US CTO Lynne Parker, top federal AI expert, leaving government

A top artificial intelligence expert in the Obama, Trump and Biden administrations is leaving government.

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