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Can the US win the AI arms race? - Futurity: Research News

In an effort to cement the United States' reign as the global leader of digital innovation, President Trump recently signed an executive order outlining a new federal government strategy aiming to fuel progress in artificial intelligence (AI) research, development, and deployment.

AI has become a defining technology of the century and its potential is only just beginning to surface. While many are hopeful that this mandate will open new doors and create opportunities for both academia and industry, there are also questions and concerns about how the administration will provide the proper funding necessary to support its mission.

Here, two experts in AI and data sciences, Margrit Betke, a researcher and professor of computer science at Boston University, and Azer Bestavros, professor and founding director of the university's Hariri Institute for Computing, give their reaction to the new executive order ...

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