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IP Protection for AI with Rama Elluru and Christie Lawrence

NSCAI Director of Research Rama Elluru and former Director of Research and Analysis Christie Lawrence talk about how intellectual property protections play an unexpected role in guiding U.S. innovation and contribute to the global competition with China for dominance in AI.

Steps to Drive AI Innovation with Tess DeBlanc-Knowles and Michael Garris

NSCAI director of Research and Analysis Tess Deblanc-Knowles and former Chief Technology Advisor Mike Garris talk about the steps the U.S. government needs to take to foster AI innovation in the years ahead.

Stronger Together with David Kumashiro and Matt Cordova

In this episode NSCAI Directors of Research and Analysis David Kumashiro and Matt Cordova discuss how the rapid pace of technological development and the threats those developments pose to national security require an accelerated, internationally collaborative effort on AI.

The International Democratic Development Initiative with Paul Lekas and Christie Lawrence

Part two of double feature with NSCAI Directors of Research and Analysis Paul Lekas and Christie Lawrence. In this episode, they discuss shaping a favorable international technology order including details on the Emerging Tech Coalition, the International Digital Development Initiative, international standards, development finance and aid, and export controls.

Shaping a Favorable International Technology Order with Paul Lekas and Christie Lawrence

Part one of double feature with NSCAI Directors of Research and Analysis Paul Lekas and Christie Lawrence. In this episode, they discuss shaping a favorable international technology order including details on the Emerging Tech Coalition, the International Digital Development Initiative, international standards, development finance and aid, and export controls.

Setting the Technical Foundations for AI with Michael Garris and Mike Jackson

Former NSCAI Chief Technology Advisor Micheal Garris and former Director of Research and Analysis Mike Jackson spoke on how DoD can set the technical foundations for an AI future. Some of the topics discussed include AI digital ecosystems, the IC technical environment, necessary interoperability/sharing across the national security sector.

Public-Private Partnerships for AI Innovation with Parker Wild and Aristotle Vainikos

Former NSCAI fellow Parker Wild and former intern Aristotle Vainikos spoke about the commission’s recommendations for establishing public-private innovation hubs around the country that can encourage and tap the entrepreneurial potential between the coasts and expand the participation of private enterprise in national security.

AI: Getting the Intelligence Community Up To Speed with Mike Jackson and Darren Wright

NSCAI staff Mike Jackson and Volunteer Darren Wright talk about the commission’s recommendations for bringing the intelligence community up to speed with AI. They spoke about the organizational changes needed and the culture shift required to ensure that the intelligence community is integrating AI in its work.

Democratizing AI for the for the Warfighter with David J. Kumashiro and Courtney Barno

NSCAI staff member David Kumashiro and former member Courtney Barno talk about leadership and synchronization of the warfighter and enabling bottom-up AI innovation. Other discussion topics include the Role of JAIC, AI delivery teams, AI experimentation, and wargaming.

Making the Government a Better AI Customer with Raina Davis and Kevin McGinnis

NSCAI staff members Raina Davis and Kevin McGinnis talk about what it is going to take to make the government a better AI customer. Discussion topics include networking digital initiatives, signaling priorities, investments, and SBIR reform.

Organizing DoD to Adopt and Scale with Courtney Barno and Christopher Rice

NSCAI staff member Christopher Rice and former member Courtney Barno talk about what it is going to take to organize DoD to adopt and scale AI applications. Discussion topics include NDS tech annex, agile acquisition, modernizing the budget, divestment from legacy systems/investments in AI R&D, tech scouting, and educating the warfighter for the AI era.

Educating the Warfighter to Use AI with Justin Lynch, Lance Lantier, and Shaantam Chawla

NSCAI staff Justin Lynch, Lance Lantier, and Shaantam Chawla talked about educating the warfighter for the AI era. They spoke about what kind of training warfighters need to effectively integrate AI, from commanders to infantry men and women and how that integration will change the nature of warfare and the military’s perception of itself in the years ahead.

NSCAI Final Report Overview with Executive Director Yll Bajraktari

Yll Bajraktari, Executive Director of the National Security Commission on AI, talked about what he considers the most important recommendations in the Commission’s Final Report and about the need for Congress and the White House to act swiftly to counter China’s concerted efforts to beat the U.S. in deploying this critical technology around the world.

Ethical and Responsible AI: International Standards with Dr. Eric Horvitz

NSCAI Commissioner Eric Horvitz talked about the commission's recommendation that the U.S. government promote international standards in areas that further the responsible use of AI among the U.S. and its allies.

AI Applications: Data Processing with The Honorable Katharina McFarland

NSCAI Commissioner Katharina McFarland talks about ensuring AI projects move beyond early stage research and development and the critical need for the intelligence community to employ AI to process ever-increasing amounts of data.

Accountable AI with Dr. Eric Horvitz

NSCAI Commissioner Eric Horvitz talks about human-AI teaming and the need for humans to be accountable for AI decisions.

Marshaling AI Competition: Ensuring Technological Literacy Among the US Diplomatic Corp with Gilman Louie

NSCAI Commissioner Gilman Louie discusses the need for training to ensure technological literacy among the US diplomatic corps to counter China and other strategic competitors and adversaries in the AI age.

Research and Development: AI for the Warfighter with Dr. Ken Ford

NSCAI Commissioner Ken Ford talks about integrating artificially intelligent agents into warfighter teams.

AI Applications: Establishing An Emerging Technology Steering Committee with the Honorable Katharina McFarland

NSCAI Commissioner Katharina McFarland talked about the Commission's recommendation that the Department of Defense and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence establish a steering committee on emerging technology to ensure that AI for national security gets top priority in the years ahead.

Research and Development: Doubling AI R&D Funding with Dr. Andrew Moore

NSCAI Commissioner Andrew Moore speaks about the Commission's recommendation that Congress double non-defense AI R&D funding to $2 billion.

AI Workforce: Attracting and Retaining Talent with Dr. Jose-Marie Griffiths

NSCAI commissioner Jose-Marie Griffiths talks about how to strengthen the government's AI workforce, focusing on raising AI literacy within the government and streamlining government hiring practices in order to attract and retain talent.

International Standard Bodies: The China Challenge with Gilman Louie

NSCAI Commissioner Gilman Louie talks about the challenge China poses to international standards bodies that are charting the course for global infrastructure, such as 5G.

AI Key Considerations with Dr. Eric Horvitz

This week we spoke with NSCAI Commissioner Dr. Eric Horvitz about the AI Key Considerations NSCAI included in its Third Quarter Recommendations submitted to Congress in October 2020.

National Security Applications for AI with the Honorable Katharina McFarland

This week I speak with NSCAI Commissioner Katharina McFarland about her line of effort’s recommendations to empower chief technology officers in the Defense Department and Intelligence Community to oversee AI efforts, ensuring that initiatives are not siloed in individual offices, while creating more flexible funding to get good ideas into production faster.

Protect and Build upon AI Tech Advantages and Hardware with Chris Darby

Chris Darby, NSCAI commissioner and CEO of the U.S. Intelligence Community-backed tech investment company In-Q-Tel, talks about the commission's recommendation that AI for national security be extended to biotechnology and that bio-data be considered an instrument of national power.

Ethical and Responsible AI with Dr. Eric Horvitz

This week we talked to NSCAI Commissioner Eric Horvitz about ensuring the interoperability of AI systems with US allies and working to make all AI systems reliable. Beyond interoperability, he discusses the need to address the complexity and possibility of unexpected interactions among AI systems.

Research and Development with Dr. Steve Chien

NSCAI commissioner Steve Chien, technical supervisor of the artificial intelligence group at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, talks about the Commission's Interim Report and third quarter recommendations and the growing demand for AI solutions in space, from coordinating an increasing number of earth-orbiting objects to protecting critical communication satellites from attack.

Training and Recruiting AI Talent with Dr. José-Marie Griffiths

This week, NSCAI Commissioner Jose-Marie Griffiths talks about her line of effort's recommendations to increase STEM related educational funding by $8 billion in order to prime the pump for an AI ready workforce and to make a variety of bureaucratic changes that will open AI related career pathways for government employees.

Marshaling AI Cooperation with Jason Matheny

In this week’s episode, NSCAI Commissioner Jason Matheny talks about coordinating AI developments with NATO and making India the focus of the United State's Indo-Pacific AI strategy to counter China.

Marshaling AI Cooperation with Gilman Louie

NSCAI Commissioner Gilman Louie talks about great power competition in the digital age and the US need for a more technologically literate diplomatic core to counter China's increasing diplomatic efforts on the technology front.

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