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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.

Research and Development with Dr. Ken Ford

Ken Ford, an NSCAI commissioner and founder/CEO of the Florida Institute For Human & Machine Cognition, talks about turning AI from a tool to a teammate, and unshackling AI research and implementation from government bureaucracy to compete with...

National Security Applications for AI with the Hon. Katharina McFarland

Katharina McFarland, an NSCAI commissioner, talks about the commission’s recommendations on inserting AI into the National Defense Strategy and how war games should integrate AI enabled applications in order to inform US military doctrine.

Ethical and Responsible AI with Dr. Eric Horvitz

Eric Horvitz, an NSCAI commissioner and chief scientific officer at Microsoft, speaks this week about the commission’s second quarter recommendations to Congress that responsible and ethical uses be a primary consideration in any AI system for national...

Protect & Build Upon AI Tech Advantages and Hardware with Jason Matheny

Jason Matheny, an NSCAI commissioner who now leads a think tank at Georgetown University focused on the intersections of technology, policy and national security, spoke in this week’s episode about the Commission’s recommendations on export controls for...

Training and Recruiting AI Talent with the Honorable Mignon Clyburn

Mignon Clyburn, an NSCAI commissioner and longtime regulator at the FCC, talks about the Commission’s recommendations to increase competency in artificial intelligence at the Department of Defense and other government agencies. Ms. Clyburn talked about...

Ethical and Responsible AI with Dr. Eric Horvitz

In this week's episode, the last in a series of six, we talked to Eric Horvitz, Commissioner at the National Security Commission on AI and Chief Research Scientist at Microsoft, about the commission's recommendations to Congress about the need for...

Protect & Build Upon AI Tech Advantages and Hardware with Gilman Louie

In this fifth of a series of six podcasts episodes, we talk with NSCAI Commissioner Gilman Louie and Co-Founder and Partner of Alsop Louie Partners about his line of effort’s recommendations to Congress on how to maintain US leadership in AI hardware...

Marshaling AI Cooperation with Jason Matheny

In this episode, the fourth of a series of six podcasts, Jason Matheny, NSCAI Commissioner and founding director of the Center for Security and Emerging Technology at Georgetown, talks about his line of effort regarding cooperation on AI with key allies...

National Security Applications for AI with the Hon. Katharina McFarland

In the third of a series of six podcast episodes looking at the National Security Commission on AI's first quarter recommendations to Congress, we speak with Katharina McFarland, NSCAI Commissioner and a former Assistant Secretary of Defense for...

"NSCAI Recommendations on Training and Recruiting AI Talent" with Dr. José-Marie Griffiths

In the second of a series of podcast episodes, former New York Times correspondent and now a Special Government Employee at the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence, Craig S. Smith, spoke with Dr. José-Marie Griffiths, NSCAI...

"NSCAI First Quarter Research and Development Recommendations" with Dr. Andrew Moore

In April 2020, the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence issued its first-quarter recommendations to Congress, covering seven lines of effort, six of which are public and one of which is classified. In the first of a series of podcast...

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