Intel Gets Specific on a National Strategy for AI

Naveen Rao, David Hoffman

Naveen Rao, David Hoffman

March 6, 2019 - by Naveen Rao [pictured, left] and David Hoffman [pictured, right]: At Intel, we believe that being a catalyst for change comes with the responsibility of ensuring the world is prepared for the technological transformations we help usher in. This has never been truer than it is for artificial intelligence (AI). AI has the potential to impact industries and workforces in profound ways, even as it unlocks enormous economic potential.

AI is more than a matter of making good technology; it is also a matter of making good policy. And that’s what a robust national AI strategy will do: continue to unlock the potential of AI, prepare for AI’s many ramifications, and keep the U.S. among leading AI countries. At least 20 other countries have published, and often funded, their national AI strategies. Last month, the administration signaled its commitment to U.S. leadership in AI by issuing an executive order to launch the American AI Initiative, focusing federal government resources to develop AI. Now it’s time to take the next step and bring industry and government together to develop a fully realized U.S. national strategy to continue leading AI innovation. More...