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AOC 2018: Pentagon creates entity to promote artificial intelligence

28th November 2018 - 15:50 GMT | by Marc Selinger in Washington, DC


The US Department of Defense (DoD) has stood up a new Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) to spur the rapid development and fielding of new AI capabilities, a Pentagon official said on 27 November.

Dana Deasy, the DoD’s chief information officer, said the JAIC will be discussed in detail at a ‘very large’ AI industry day that the department is scheduled to hold on 28 November in Silver Spring, Maryland.

In June, the DoD announced plans to form the JAIC, saying the centre will enable teams across the department to swiftly deliver new AI-enabled capabilities and experiment with new operating

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Marc Selinger


Marc Selinger

Marc is a freelance contributor to Shephard Media's news streams, with decades of experience writing …

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